Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

With Good Reason : An Introduction to Informal Fallacies - 6th edition

With Good Reason : An Introduction to Informal Fallacies (ISBN10: 0312157584; ISBN13: 9780312157586)
ISBN13: 978-0312157586
ISBN10: 0312157584

Summary:

  • Complete coverage of informal fallacies. Students learn how to classify and avoid the most common errors in argumentative writing.
  • Examples from a variety of diverse sources. With examples from classic and contemporary literature, philosophy, politics, advertising, and the mass media, students learn how to strengthen their own argumentative abilities and spot errors in current public debate. ...show more>Humorous and engaging presentation. Engel's entertaining prose style along with humorous cartoons taken from many sources keep students engaged and learning.
  • Introductory chapters on the nature and use of logic and the medium of language. These chapters enable the book to be used as a stand-alone text for both a critical thinking course and a lower-level logic course.
  • Numerous exercises and study aids. More than 300 exercises provide students with practice in recognizing the various forms of informal fallacies. Answers to selected exercises and chapter summaries are provided at the end of every chapter. An appendix, Writing with Clarity and Reason, helps students select topics for papers and write more effectively
  • Stronger coverage of logic and language. Part One has been revised to include more information on eliminating verbiage and finding the missing component syllogistically. The section on deductive argument now includes a cogent explanation of the use of Venn diagrams.
  • More support for troublesome fallacies. There are now better explanations and more examples for the fallacies with which students have the greatest difficulty -- amphiboly, division and composition, begging the question, false cause, and special pleading.
  • Three new sample tests with answers. The Instructor's Edition includes three new sample tests with answers. Instructors can give these tests to students for self-checking purposes or can use them as class exams.
  • A glossary of terms. This edition features a glossary, giving students an easy reference for new terms and meanings.
  • Annotated student essays. The Appendix, Writing with Clarity and Reason, features two annotated student essays that offer students good models for their own writing.
  • New cartoons. Two thirds of the cartoons in this edition are new, providing current and humorous examples of the fallacies.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 6TH 00
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Bedford Books
Published: 12/01/1999
International: No

View Author Bio
View Table of Contents



List Price: $49.50
Used $25.16
Used
Save $24.34 (49%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 9 hours and 6 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New  Currently Sold Out
Marketplace sellers starting at $22.92

23 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for With Good Reason : An Introduction to Informal Fallacies
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (23)  |  Like New (1)  |  Very Good (6)  |  Good (13)  |  Acceptable (3)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$25.16
FREE! s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$22.92
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
thriftbooks-com
Auburn, WA
Seller Rating: 4.57
Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Millions of satisfied customers and climbing. Thriftbooks is the name you can trust, guaranteed. Spend Less. Read More.
$22.92
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Blue Cloud Books
Phoenix, AZ
Seller Rating: 4.54
This book has a light amount of wear to the pages, cover and binding. Blue Cloud Books ??? Hot deals from the land of the sun.
$25.16
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
Textbookcenter.com
Columbia, MO
Seller Rating: 4.63
Ships same day or next business day via UPS (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes)! Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code or dust jacket.
$27.75
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
bookemporium
Bloomington, IN
Seller Rating: 4.78
We select best available book. Used items may have varying degrees of wear, highlighting, etc. Fast & reliable delivery. Exceptional customer service. Standard shipping is USPS Standard Mail. We ship ...show moreexpedited orders by UPS Ground. ...show less
$27.96
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Penntext
Downingtown, PA
Seller Rating: 4.41
May have minimal notes/highlighting, minimal wear/tear. Please contact us if you have any Questions.
$28.50
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Textbook Bookie
Little Rock, AR
Seller Rating: 4.24
Sixth Edition. Used books are NOT guaranteed to contain components and/or supplements such as: Access Codes or working CD's/DVD's! Ships fast! Expedited shipping 2-4 business days; Standard shipping 7 ...show more-14 business days. Ships from USA! ...show less
$29.25
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
firstclassbooks.com
Little Rock, AR
Seller Rating: 4.05
Edition: Sixth Edition, Paperback, Fast shipping! Access codes and CDs are not guaranteed with used books!
$30.00
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Campus_Bookstore
Fayetteville, AR
Seller Rating: 4.16
Used - Good Sixth Edition May contain highlighting/underlining/notes/etc. May have used stickers on cover. Ships same or next day. Expedited shipping takes 2-3 business days; standard shipping takes 4 ...show more-14 business days. ...show less
Page:   1     2     3     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close