9780321172778

Good Reasons With Contemporary Arguments: Reading, Designing, and Writing Effective Arguments

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321172778

  • ISBN10:

    0321172779

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Longman
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Summary

This popular rhetoric/reader combines a brief, accessible introduction to argument with an anthology of provocative readings on contemporary issues. Helps the reader write and understand various types of arguments, including visual as well as verbal arguments. Anthology features more than 80 selections on topics such as privacy, globalization, science and ethics, the media and the environment. General interest; Contemporary issues

Table of Contents

New selections in Part Four are marked with an asterisk
Persuading with Good Reasons: What Do We Mean by Argument?
What to Argue About. A Book that Changed the World
Why Silent Spring Became a Classic
Tactics of Silent Spring
Analyzing Arguments: Pathos, Ethos, and Logos
Reading Arguments
Become a Critical Reader
Position and Proposal Arguments
Rachel Carson, "The Obligation to Endure."
Union of Concerned Scientists, The Impact of Global Warming in North America
Finding Arguments. W <$$$>
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