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Argumentation and Critical Decision Making

Argumentation and Critical Decision Making - 4th edition

ISBN13: 978-0673980793

Cover of Argumentation and Critical Decision Making 4TH 97 (ISBN 978-0673980793)
ISBN13: 978-0673980793
ISBN10: 0673980790 Edition: 4TH 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 1997
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Argumentation and Critical Decision Making - 4TH 97 edition

ISBN13: 978-0673980793

Richard Rieke and Malcolm O. Sillars

ISBN13: 978-0673980793
ISBN10: 0673980790 Edition: 4TH 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: Longman, Inc.
Published: 1997
International: No
Summary

Argumentation and Critical Decision Making, 4/e, challenges readers to think critically about argumentation to refine their critical decision making skills. The fourth edition places new emphasis on the impact of culture on critical decision making; highlights language practices that have had the most impact on effective argumentation; and includes real-life examples ranging from interpersonal discussions to formalized conventions of science and law.

Author Bio

Rieke, Richard : University of Utah

Sillars, Malcolm : University of Utah


Table of Contents

1. The Domain of Argumentation.
2. Critical Appraisal of Argumentation.
3. Analysis in Argumentation.
4. Case Building.
5. Analysis and Case Building in Law.
6. The Nature of Arguments.
7. Support Evidence.
8. Argument and Evidence in Science.
9. Support: Values.
10. Support: Credibility.
11. Values and Credibility in Business.
12. Refutation.
13. Refutation by Fallacy Claims.
14. Refutation in Government and Politics.
15. The Language of Argumentation.

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