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Writing Arguments : A Rhetoric with Readings,9780205317455

Writing Arguments : A Rhetoric with Readings

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Edition:
5th
ISBN13:

9780205317455

ISBN10:
0205317456
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
7/1/2000
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

The market-leading guide to arguments, "Writing Arguments" has proven highly successful in teaching readers to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments of their own. Teaches readers to write better arguments. How to write arguments; how to do research for arguments; an anthology of argumentative readings. Anyone interested in writing better arguments.

Table of Contents

PART ONE OVERVIEW OF ARGUMENT 1(72)
Argument: An Introduction
3(21)
Reading Arguments
24(24)
Writing Arguments
48(25)
PART TWO PRINCIPLES OF ARGUMENT 73(108)
The Core of an Argument: A Claim with Reasons
75(13)
The Logical Structure of Arguments
88(19)
Evidence in Arguments
107(25)
Moving Your Audience: Audience-Based Reasons, Ethos, and Pathos
132(20)
Accommodating Your Audience: Treating Differing Views
152(29)
PART THREE ARGUMENTS IN DEPTH: SIX TYPES OF CLAIMS 181(178)
An Introduction to the Types of Claims
183(9)
Categorical and Definitional Arguments: X Is (Is Not) a Y
192(36)
Causal Arguments: X Causes (Does Not Cause) Y
228(33)
Resemblance Arguments: X Is (Is Not) like Y
261(19)
Evaluation Arguments: X Is (Is Not) a Good Y
280(27)
Proposal Arguments: We Should (Should Not) Do X
307(39)
Ethical Arguments
346(13)
PART FOUR WRITING FROM SOURCES: THE ARGUMENT AS A FORMAL RESEARCH PAPER 359(72)
Finding and Selecting Sources: The Library and the Internet
361(26)
Using and Documenting Sources
387(44)
APPENDIXES 431(32)
Appendix One Informal Fallacies
431(14)
Appendix Two The Writing Community: Working in Groups
445(18)
PART FIVE AN ANTHOLOGY OF ARGUMENTS 463(282)
Credits 745(6)
Index 751


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