Writing Arguments, Concise Edition A Rhetoric with Readings

ISBN-10: 0205665772
ISBN-13: 9780205665778
Edition: 5th 2010
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Book details

List price: $64.60
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 6/29/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Preface
Overview of Argument
Argument: An Introduction
What Do We Mean by Argument?
Argument Is Not a Fight or a Quarrel Argument
Is Not Pro-Con Debate
Arguments Can Be Explicit or Implicit
Let the Facts Decide, Not Fear
The Defining Features of Argument
Argument Requires Justification of Its Claims Argument
Is Both a Process and a Product Argument Combines
Truth Seeking and Persuasion Argument and the Problem of Truth
A Successful Process of Argumentation: The Well-Functioning Committee Gordon Adams (student)
Petition to Waive the University Mathematics Requirement
Argument as Inquiry: Reading and Exploring
Finding Issues to Explore
Do Some Initial Brainstorming
Be Open to the Issues
All Around You Explore Ideas by Freewriting Explore
Ideas by Idea-Mapping Explore
Ideas by Playing the Believing and Doubting
Game Placing Texts in a Rhetorical
Context Genres of Argument
Cultural Contexts: Who Writes Arguments and Why?
Analyzing Rhetorical Context and Genre Reading to Believe an Argumentrsquo;s Claims
Amnesty?
Summary Writing as a Way of Reading to Believe
Practicing Believing: Willing Your Own Belief in the Writerrsquo;s Views Reading to Doubt Thinking Dialectically
Questions to Stimulate Dialectic Thinking
Why Blame Mexico?
Three Ways to Foster Dialectic Thinking Writing Assignment: An Argument Summary or Formal Exploratory
Essay Reading
Should the United States Grant Legal Status to Undocumented Immigrant Workers? &

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