A Practical Study of Argument, Enhanced Edition / Edition 7

A Practical Study of Argument, Enhanced Edition / Edition 7

by Trudy Govier
     
 

A PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT gives you the tools you need to understand informal logic and formulate a good argument. By focusing on real world examples and including helpful study tools such as exercises with answers, a glossary of common fallacies, chapter summaries, and a book-specific online program (available with the book), A PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT,

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A PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT gives you the tools you need to understand informal logic and formulate a good argument. By focusing on real world examples and including helpful study tools such as exercises with answers, a glossary of common fallacies, chapter summaries, and a book-specific online program (available with the book), A PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT, Enhanced Seventh Edition provides you with everything you need to master the material with ease. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133934646
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
Enhanced
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
407,307
Product dimensions:
7.20(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. What Is an Argument? (And What Is Not?). 2. Pinning Down Argument Structure. 3. Looking at Language. 4. When Is an Argument a Good One? 5. Premises: What to Accept and Why. 6. Working on Relevance. 7. Deductive Arguments: Categorical Logic. 8. Deductive Arguments: Propositional Logic. 9. An Introduction to Inductive Arguments. 10. Causal Inductive Arguments. 11. Analogies: Reasoning from Case to Case. 12. Conductive Arguments and Counterconsiderations. Appendix A: A Summary of Fallacies. Appendix B: Selected Essays for Analysis. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index.

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