Anticipating objections, and even responding to a potential objection
in advance as part of your argument, is a common move in argumentation. It is an
important argumentation skill for teaching critical thinking skills and for rhetoric.
Such a strategy is often called prolepsis, although the term has other meanings as well.
Although prolepsis in argumentation is a legitimate kind of strategic maneuvering, it
can be associated with problems, and even fallacies in some instances. This paper uses
argumentation schemes and dialog models to study proleptic argumentation