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Argumentation Keeping Faith with Reason

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Edition:
1st
ISBN13:

9780205327447

ISBN10:
0205327443
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/10/2013
Publisher(s):
Pearson

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Summary

Uses a conceptual framework to discuss argumentation

 

This text uses a conceptual framework involving three types of claims (fact, value, policy) that are advanced by forms of reasoning (definition, example, cause, sign, etc.). This framework describes a wider variety of arguments.

  

Learning Goals

Upon completing this book, readers will be able to:

  • Understand basic concepts in argumentation theory, criticism, and practice
  • Make good arguments as well as evaluate the arguments they encounter

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Table of Contents

In this Section:

1. Brief Table of Contents

2. Full Table of Contents

 

1. Brief Table of Contents

 

Part 1: Getting Started         

 

Chapter 1: Why Study Argument?       

Chapter 2: What Is An Argument?       

Chapter 3: Forms of Proof        

Chapter 4: Modeling Arguments (Toulmin Model)     


Part 2: Analyzing Claims       

Chapter 5: Introduction to Claim Types       

Chapter 6: Analyzing Fact Claims       

Chapter 7: Analyzing Value Claims        

Chapter 8: Analyzing Policy Claims     

  

Part 3: Developing Your Argument      

Chapter 9: Kairos: The Context of Your Argument      

Chapter 10: Ethos: Developing Your Credibility        

Chapter 11: Presenting Your Argument     

  

Part 4: Supporting and Defending Your Argument   

 

Chapter 12: Finding Evidence        

Chapter 13: Evidence and Your Argument      

Chapter 14: Rebutting Arguments  

 

Part 5: Forms of Reasoning       

 

Chapter 15: Introduction to Forms of Reasoning      

Chapter 16: Definitional Arguments       

Chapter 17: Argument by Example       

Chapter 18: Argument by Analogy and Parallel Case     

Chapter 19: Causal Argument        

Chapter 20: Argument from Sign        

Chapter 21: Argument by Dilemma       

Chapter 22: Argument from Authority  

 

Part 6: Conclusion      

  

Chapter 23: Remember This        
   


 2. Full Table of Contents

 

Part 1: Getting Started         

 

Chapter 1: Why Study Argument?       
The Alternatives to Argumentation
Argumentation is a Requirement for Democracy
How to Use This Book

 

Chapter 2: What Is An Argument?       
The Definition of an Argument
The Boundaries of Argument: Insults, Opinions
Implications of the Definition
Argumentation Requires Shared Assumptions: Conspiracies, Fundamentalism and Cults

 

Chapter 3: Forms of Proof        
Logos, Ethos, Pathos, Kairos
Assessing Arguments Using the Four Forms of Proof
Creating Arguments Using the Four Forms of Proof

 

Chapter 4: Modeling Arguments (Toulmin Model)     
Claims, Grounds and Warrants
Unpacking Arguments with Toulmin
Argument Networks

 

Part 2: Analyzing Claims       

 

Chapter 5: Introduction to Claim Types       

 

Chapter 6: Analyzing Fact Claims       
Can We Know What the Truth Is?
That’s Just Your Opinion
That’s Just a Theory
Developing a Fact Claim

 

Chapter 7: Analyzing Value Claims        
Why Are They Difficult? 
Relationship to Fact Claims
Types of Value Arguments 

 

Chapter 8: Analyzing Policy Claims       
What is Unique about Policy Claims?
Building Your Policy Claim
Common Fallacies and Problems

 

Part 3: Developing Your Argument

      

Chapter 9: Kairos: The Context of Your Argument      
Audience Analysis
Media
History
The Occasion

 

Chapter 10: Ethos: Developing Your Credibility        
Models of Credibility
Credibility Fallacies
Developing Your Credibility
Ad Hominum Attacks

 

Chapter 11: Presenting Your Argument       
Classical Model
Other Models
Choosing a Model
Practicalities

 

Part 4: Supporting and Defending Your Argument   

 

Chapter 12: Finding Evidence        
Finding Evidence
Understanding Evidence
Understanding Specialized Evidence

 

Chapter 13: Evidence and Your Argument      
Choosing Evidence to Use
Citing Evidence
Creating Evidence
Ten Things That Aren’t True

 

Chapter 14: Rebutting Arguments       
Stasis Theory
Burden of Proof
Ways of Responding
Placing and Framing Your Response

 

Part 5: Forms of Reasoning        

 

Chapter 15: Introduction to Forms of Reasoning    

  

Chapter 16: Definitional Arguments       
Where Do Definitions Come From?
Failing to be Well Defined for a Context
The Role of Pathos

 

Chapter 17: Argument by Example       
Inductive Reasoning
Informal Argument by Example
Statistics

 

Chapter 18: Argument by Analogy and Parallel Case     
How They Are Persuasive
Parallel Case
Extended Analogy

 

Chapter 19: Causal Argument        
How They Are Persuasive
Famous Causal Arguments

 

Chapter 20: Argument from Sign        
What Makes this Argument Valid
Famous Arguments from Sign

 

Chapter 21: Argument by Dilemma       
Rhetorical Impact
Case Study
Dualistic Thinking

 

Chapter 22: Argument from Authority       
Why Is This Needed?
Understanding and Developing Your Argument
Issues with Argument from Authority

 

Part 6: Conclusion        

 

Chapter 23: Remember This   

 The Five Things

 

Appendix: Arguments We Don’t Ever Want To Hear Again     

 



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