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  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company
  • Release : 01 February 2018
  • ISBN : 162466654X
  • Page : 118 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 5 voters

A Rulebook for Arguments Book Summary/Review:

From academic writing to personal and public discourse, the need for good arguments and better ways of arguing is greater than ever before. This timely fifth edition of A Rulebook for Arguments sharpens an already-classic text, adding updated examples and a new chapter on public debates that provides rules for the etiquette and ethics of sound public dialogue as well as clear and sound thinking in general.

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A Rulebook for Arguments

A Rulebook for Arguments
  • Author : Anthony Weston
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company
  • Release Date : 2018-02
  • ISBN : 162466654X
GET THIS BOOKA Rulebook for Arguments

From academic writing to personal and public discourse, the need for good arguments and better ways of arguing is greater than ever before. This timely fifth edition of A Rulebook for Arguments sharpens an already-classic text, adding updated examples and a new chapter on public debates that provides rules for the etiquette and ethics of sound public dialogue as well as clear and sound thinking in general.

A Rulebook for Arguments

A Rulebook for Arguments
  • Author : Anthony Weston
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-02-01
  • ISBN : 9781624666551
GET THIS BOOKA Rulebook for Arguments

From academic writing to personal and public discourse, the need for good arguments and better ways of arguing is greater than ever before. This timely fifth edition of A Rulebook for Arguments sharpens an already-classic text, adding updated examples and a new chapter on public debates that provides rules for the etiquette and ethics of sound public dialogue as well as clear and sound thinking in general.

Summary of Anthony Weston's A Rulebook for Arguments

Summary of Anthony Weston's A Rulebook for Arguments
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  • Release Date : 2022-05-04T22:59:00Z
  • ISBN : 9798822502024
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Please note: This is a companion version & not the original book. Sample Book Insights: #1 The first step in making an argument is to ask yourself what you are trying to prove. Your conclusion is the statement for which you are giving reasons. The statements that give your reasons are your premises. #2 Arguments are like any other form of movement. They may be graceful or clumsy, sharp or confused, clean or muddled. You want clarity and efficiency, even grace if you

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  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-05
  • ISBN : 9781624663642
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A Workbook for Arguments

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  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-18
  • ISBN : 9781624668791
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