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NOTE: This edition features the same content as the traditional text in a convenient, three-hole-punched, loose-leaf version. Books a la Carte also offer a great value; this format costs significantly less than a new textbook. Before purchasing, check with your instructor or review your course syllabus to ensure that you select the correct ISBN. Several versions of Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products exist for each title, including customized versions for individual schools, and registrations are not transferable. In addition, you may need a CourseID, provided by your instructor, to register for and use Pearson's MyLab & Mastering products.

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For courses in Argument and Research.

The most thorough theoretical foundation available
Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings, Tenth Edition integrates four different approaches to argument: the enthymeme as a logical structure, the classical concepts of logos, pathos, and ethos, the Toulmin system, and stasis theory. Focusing on argument as dialogue in search of solutions instead of a pro-con debate with winners and losers, it is consistently praised for teaching the critical-thinking skills needed for writing arguments. Major assignment chapters each focus on one or two classical stases (e.g. definition, resemblance, causal, evaluation, and policy). Each concept is immediately reinforced with discussion prompts, and each chapter ends with multiple comprehensive writing assignments. This comprehensive version contains a superlative thematic anthology of arguments on contemporary topics and some classics for balance.

Also available in a Brief version with rhetoric only, and a Concise version which is a redaction of the Brief edition.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780205238651
  • Publisher: Longman
  • Publication date: 11/15/2011
  • Edition number: 9
  • Pages: 672
  • Sales rank: 532,650
  • Product dimensions: 7.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.90 (d)

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