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Readings in argument

Author: Jeanne Fahnestock; Marie Secor
Publisher: New York : Random House, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Problems and exercises
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Readings in argument.
New York : Random House, ©1985
(OCoLC)895331491
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne Fahnestock; Marie Secor
ISBN: 0394331559 9780394331553
OCLC Number: 12133482
Description: xviii, 654 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Panthers wanted --
alive, back east where they belong / Michael Frome --
To get a story, 'I flimflammed a dead man's mother' / Bob Teague --
The blow that hurts / Gene Tunney --
Birds do it, bats do it, but the issue is, who does it better? / Mark Zieman --
Longfellow vs. shortfellow / Robert Schadewald --
The strange death of Silas Deane / James West Davidson and Mark Hamilton Lytle --
Genesis vs. geology / Stephen Jay Gould --
The rage to know / Horace Freeland Judson --
What is vulgar? / Aristides --
The route to normal science / Thomas S. Kuhn --
Kratylus automates his urnworks / Tolly Kizilos --
Johnny wants to read / Bruno Bettelheim --
Can the Japanese keep it up? / Richard D. Robinson --
Identical twins reared apart / Constance Holden --
Outbreak and August 1 : Berlin / Barbara Tuchman --
Parkinson's law / C. Northcote Parkinson --
Politics and the English language / George Orwell --
Iridium provides clue to dinosaurs' extinction / Rebecca Rawls --
How women's diets relfect fear of power / Kim Chernin --
The prognosis for this patient is horrible / Berton Roueché --
Why we live in the musical past / Edward Rothstein --
The politics of crime / Richard Neely --
Dreams of the death of persons of whom the dreamer is fond / Sigmund Freud. The greatness of Albert Einstein / Bertrand Russell --
The injustice of the death penalty / Neal Devins and Roy Brasfield Herron --
A draft isn't needed / Doug Bandow --
Minor art offers special pleasure / Eva Hoffman --
A plea for a corporate conscience / Miles W. Lord --
Above all the man had character / Hugh Sidey --
The wisdom of common sense / Mary Giegengack Jureller --
One for the books / Thomas Bender --
The truth about Girl Scouts / Rachel Flick --
Is Eakins our greatest painter? / John Russell --
Good managers don't make policy decisions / H. Edward Wrapp --
From Bauhaus to Our House / Tom Wolfe --
The last bears of Yellowstone / Alston Chase --
Paternalistic lies / Sisela Bok --
A proposal to abolish grading / Paul Goodman --
The one-term presidency / Edward Morris --
How to fix the premedical curriculum / Lewis Thomas --
Trauma in Detroit / Harley Shaiken --
Letter to a store president / Marilyn Gordner --
Rest in pieces / David Owen --
Art versus collectibles : why museums should be filled with fakes / Edward C. Banfield --
Beyond the wasteland : what American TV can learn from the BBC / Martin Esslin --
Waste treatment : doing what comes naturally / Robert K. Bastian and Jay Benforado --
A modest proposal / Jonathan Swift --
Computer literacy / John Kemeny --
Habit / William James. Why the west should let Japanese eat whale / Osamu Nakashima --
On eating whale --
In defense of Pac-Man / Dennis Meacham --
Et in Arcadia video / Margaret Logan --
The SAT / Jay Amberg --
1983 : the last days of the ETS / David Owen --
Math and sex : are girls born with less ability? / Gina Bari Kolata --
Sex differences in mathematical ability : fact or artifact? / Camilla Persson Benbow and Julian C. Stanley --
Mathematical ability : is sex a factor? --
Public statement by eight Alabama clergymen : April 12, 1963 / C.C.J. Carpenter ... et al. --
Letter from Birmingham jail / Martin Luther King, Jr. --
I refute it thus / Samuel Florman --
A close look at the unicorn / John Ciardi --
The reviewer's duty to damn : letter to an avalanche / John Ciardi --
The Declaration of Independence / Thomas Jefferson --
Declaration of sentiments and resolutions : Seneca Falls Convention, 1848 / Elizabeth Cady Stanton.
Responsibility: [compiled by] Jeanne Fahnestock, Marie Secor.

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