Argumentation Keeping Faith with Reason

ISBN-10: 0205327443

ISBN-13: 9780205327447

Edition: 2014

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Description: Uses a conceptual framework to discuss argumentation This text uses a conceptual framework involving three types of claims (fact, value, policy) that are advanced by forms of reasoning (definition, example, cause, sign, etc.). This framework describes a wider variety of arguments. Learning Goals Upon completing this book, readers will be able to: Understand basic concepts in argumentation theory, criticism, and practice Make good arguments as well as evaluate the arguments they encounter 0205943721 / 9780205943722 Introduction to Argumentation Plus New MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Access Card Package, 1/e Package Consists of: 0205239927 / 9780205239924 MySearchLab with Pearson eText -- Valuepack Access Card 0205327443 / 9780205327447 Introduction to Argumentation Note: MySearchLab does not come automatically packaged with this text.

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Book details

List price: $116.00
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/10/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.804

In this Section:
Brief Table of Contents
Full Table of Contents
Brief Table of Contents
Getting Started
Why Study Argument?
What Is An Argument?
Forms of Proof
Modeling Arguments (Toulmin Model)
Analyzing Claims
Introduction to Claim Types
Analyzing Fact Claims
Analyzing Value Claims
Analyzing Policy Claims
Developing Your Argument
Kairos: The Context of Your Argument
Ethos: Developing Your Credibility
Presenting Your Argument
Supporting and Defending Your Argument
Finding Evidence
Evidence and Your Argument
Rebutting Arguments
Forms of Reasoning
Introduction to Forms of Reasoning
Definitional Arguments
Argument by Example
Argument by Analogy and Parallel Case
Causal Argument
Argument from Sign
Argument by Dilemma
Argument from Authority
Conclusion
Remember This
Full Table of Contents
Getting Started
Why Study Argument?
The Alternatives to Argumentation
Argumentation is a Requirement for Democracy
How to Use This Book
What Is An Argument?
The Definition of an Argument
The Boundaries of Argument: Insults, Opinions
Implications of the Definition
Argumentation Requires Shared Assumptions: Conspiracies, Fundamentalism and Cults
Forms of Proof
Logos, Ethos, Pathos, Kairos
Assessing Arguments Using the Four Forms of Proof
Creating Arguments Using the Four Forms of Proof
Modeling Arguments (Toulmin Model)
Claims, Grounds and Warrants
Unpacking Arguments with Toulmin
Argument Networks
Analyzing Claims
Introduction to Claim Types
Analyzing Fact Claims
Can We Know What the Truth Is?
That's Just Your Opinion
That's Just a Theory
Developing a Fact Claim
Analyzing Value Claims
Why Are They Difficult?
Relationship to Fact Claims
Types of Value Arguments
Analyzing Policy Claims
What is Unique about Policy Claims?
Building Your Policy Claim
Common Fallacies and Problems
Developing Your Argument
Kairos: The Context of Your Argument
Audience Analysis
Media
History
The Occasion
Ethos: Developing Your Credibility
Models of Credibility
Credibility Fallacies
Developing Your Credibility
Ad Hominum Attacks
Presenting Your Argument
Classical Model
Other Models
Choosing a Model
Practicalities
Supporting and Defending Your Argument
Finding Evidence
Finding Evidence
Understanding Evidence
Understanding Specialized Evidence
Evidence and Your Argument
Choosing Evidence to Use
Citing Evidence
Creating Evidence
Ten Things That Aren't True
Rebutting Arguments
Stasis Theory
Burden of Proof
Ways of Responding
Placing and Framing Your Response
Forms of Reasoning
Introduction to Forms of Reasoning
Definitional Arguments
Where Do Definitions Come From?
Failing to be Well Defined for a Context
The Role of Pathos
Argument by Example
Inductive Reasoning
Informal Argument by Example
Statistics
Argument by Analogy and Parallel Case
How They Are Persuasive
Parallel Case
Extended Analogy
Causal Argument
How They Are Persuasive
Famous Causal Arguments
Argument from Sign
What Makes this Argument Valid
Famous Arguments from Sign
Argument by Dilemma
Rhetorical Impact
Case Study
Dualistic Thinking
Argument from Authority
Why Is This Needed?
Understanding and Developing Your Argument
Issues with Argument from Authority
Conclusion
Remember This
The Five Things
Appendix: Arguments We Don't Ever Want To Hear Again
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