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A PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT provides the reader with a practical introduction to sound argumentation, informal logic, and crafting good arguments. Real world examples are included to illustrate how theory is brought to life in everyday practice. The book also comes with an exhaustive array of study aids that enable the reader to monitor and enhance the learning process.
Table of Contents
|What Is an Argument? (And What Is Not?)|
|Pinning Down Argument Structure|
|Looking at Language|
|When Is an Argument a Good One?|
|Premises: What to Accept and Why|
|Working on Relevance|
|Deductive Arguments: Categorical Logic|
|Deductive Arguments: Propositional Logic|
|An Introduction to Inductive Arguments|
|Causal Inductive Arguments|
|Analogies: Reasoning from Case to Case|
|Conductive Arguments and Counterconsiderations|
|A Summary of Fallacies|
|Selected Essays for Analysis|
|Answers to Selected Exercises|
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