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Basics of Reasoning

Basics of Reasoning - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534538842

Cover of Basics of Reasoning 01 (ISBN 978-0534538842)
ISBN13: 978-0534538842
ISBN10: 0534538843

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2001
International: No

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Basics of Reasoning - 01 edition

ISBN13: 978-0534538842

Ronald Munson and David Conway

ISBN13: 978-0534538842
ISBN10: 0534538843

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 01
Copyright: 2001
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2001
International: No
Summary

Based upon the authors' successful ELEMENTS OF REASONING, this text is an even more concise introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the tools to understand, analyze, criticize and construct arguments. More direct, essential coverage of basics is provided with fewer exercises.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Orientation.


1. Recognizing Arguments.
2. Analyzing Arguments.
3. Evaluating Arguments.
4. Some Valid Argument Forms.
5. More Valid Argument Forms: Categorical Reasoning and Venn Diagrams.
6. Causal Analysis.
7. Argument by Analogy and Models.
8. Definition.
9. Vagueness and Ambiguity.
10. Reasonable Belief.


Answers to Selected Exercises.
Index.