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Aims of Argument : Text and Reader

Aims of Argument : Text and Reader - 7th edition

Aims of Argument : Text and Reader - 7th edition

ISBN13: 9780077343798

ISBN10: 0077343794

Aims of Argument : Text and Reader by Timothy Crusius and Carolyn Channell - ISBN 9780077343798
Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 11
Copyright: 2011
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Publishing Company
Published: 2011
International: No
Aims of Argument : Text and Reader by Timothy Crusius and Carolyn Channell - ISBN 9780077343798

ISBN13: 9780077343798

ISBN10: 0077343794

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 7TH 11

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Summary

The Aims of Argument focuses on the aims--or purposes--of argument: to inquire, to convince, to persuade, and to mediate. In contrast to other books' pedagogy, Aims emphasizes rhetorical contexts, helping students become experts in reading, analyzing, and writing arguments.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents Part 1: Resources for Reading and Writing Arguments 1. Understanding Argument 2. Reading an Argument 3. Analyzing an Argument: The Toulmin Method 4. Writing a Critique 5. Reading and Writing about Visual Arguments 6. Writing Research-Based Arguments 7. Ethical Writing and Plagiarism Part 2: The Aims of Argument 8. Joining the Conversation: Arguing to Inquire 9. Making Your Case: Arguing to Convince 10. Motivating Action: Arguing to Persuade 11. Resolving Conflict: Arguing to Mediate Part 3: Two Casebooks for Argument 12. The Consumer Society: The Urge to Splurge 13. Romantic Relationships: Sex, Love, and Maybe Marriage Part 4: Readings: Issues and Arguments 14. Global Warming: What Should Be Done? 15. The Millennials: Issues Facing Young Adults 16. Immigration Revisited: A New Look at a Permanent Issue 17. Declining Civility: Is Rudeness on the Rise? 18. Enhancing Humans: How Far Is too Far? Appendixes A. A Guide to Editing and Proofing B. Fallacies--and Critical Thinking Glosssary
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