Basics of Reasoning / Edition 1

Basics of Reasoning / Edition 1

by Ronald Munson, David Conway
     
 

ISBN-10: 0534538843

ISBN-13: 9780534538842

Pub. Date: 08/17/2000

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Based upon the authors' successful ELEMENTS OF REASONING, this text is an even more concise introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the tools to understand, analyze, criticize and construct arguments. More direct, essential coverage of basics is provided with fewer exercises.  See more details below

Overview


Based upon the authors' successful ELEMENTS OF REASONING, this text is an even more concise introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the tools to understand, analyze, criticize and construct arguments. More direct, essential coverage of basics is provided with fewer exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534538842
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/17/2000
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.30(d)

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Table of Contents


Preface. Orientation. 1. Recognizing Arguments. 2. Analyzing Arguments. 3. Evaluating Arguments. 4. Some Valid Argument Forms. 5. More Valid Argument Forms: Categorical Reasoning and Venn Diagrams. 6. Causal Analysis. 7. Argument by Analogy and Models. 8. Definition. 9. Vagueness and Ambiguity. 10. Reasonable Belief. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index.

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