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A practical study of argument

A practical study of argument

Author: Trudy Govier
Publisher: Belmont, CA : Cengage Learning, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 7th edView all editions and formats
This useful handbook addresses more than 60 common fallacies of the challenge of argument, pinning down argument structure, working on relevance, conductiotive argument and counterconsiderations.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Trudy Govier
ISBN: 9780495603405 0495603406 9781439035764 1439035768
OCLC Number: 244063425
Description: xiii, 417 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: What is an argument? (And what is not?) --
Pinning down argument structure --
Looking at language --
Good arguments : an introduction --
Premises : what to accept and why --
Working on relevance --
Deductive arguments : categorical logic --
Deductive arguments : propositional logic --
An introduction to inductive arguments --
Causal inductive arguments --
Analogies : reasoning from case to case --
Conductive arguments and counterconsiderations.
Responsibility: Trudy Govier.
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Gives you the tools you need to understand informal logic and formulate a good argument. By focusing on real world examples and including helpful study tools such as exercises with answers, a  Read more...


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