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Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Arguments: An Introduction to… (original 1978; edition 2014)

by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Author)

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CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E uses everyday life experiences to teach the basics of informal logic. By taking out the non-essential instruction, this edition hones in on the "argument construction" involved in day-to-day life, and how to do it better. Plus, to round out the discussion, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E includes a three-chapter overview of formal logic as well.… (more)
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Title:Cengage Advantage Books: Understanding Arguments: An Introduction to Informal Logic
Authors:Walter Sinnott-Armstrong (Author)
Info:Cengage Learning (2014), Edition: 9, 528 pages
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Tags:Education, Teaching Methods & Materials, General, Language Arts & Disciplines, Philosophy, Logic

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Understanding Arguments: An Introduction to Informal Logic by Robert J. Fogelin (1978)

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An argument isn't just contradiction. -- Can be. -- No it can't. An argument is a connected series of statements intended to establish a proposition. -- No it isn't. -- Yes it is. ------ Argument Clinic, from Monty Python's Previous Record
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To Eric, John, Lars, Miranda, and Nicholas and the colleges of their choice
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Preface -- Traditionally, logic has been considered the most general science dealing with arguments. The task of logic is to discover the fundamental principles for distinguishing good arguments from bad ones.
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CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E uses everyday life experiences to teach the basics of informal logic. By taking out the non-essential instruction, this edition hones in on the "argument construction" involved in day-to-day life, and how to do it better. Plus, to round out the discussion, CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS: UNDERSTANDING ARGUMENTS, CONCISE EDITION, 1E includes a three-chapter overview of formal logic as well.

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