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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
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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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1. What Is an Argument? (And What Is Not?). 2. Pinning Down Argument Structure. 3. Looking at Language. 4. When Is an Argument a Good One? 5. Premises: What to Accept and Why. 6. Working on Read more...

 
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