Argumentation and Critical Decision Making

ISBN-10: 0205591833

ISBN-13: 9780205591831

Edition: 7th 2009

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The first and most thoroughly developed audience-oriented argumentation text,Argumentation and Critical Decision Makingpresents argumentation as a cooperative, communicative process.Critical bases of argumentation, critical approaches to argumentation, analysis in argumentation, case-building, the nature of arguments, supporting arguments, refutation of arguments; and argumentation in law, science, religion, business, government and politics.Argumentation and critical thinking.
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Book details

List price: $136.20
Edition: 7th
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 7/29/2008
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 352
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Defining Argumentation
Elements of Argumentation Elements of Critical Decision Making Conclusion Project
Appraising Argumentation
Argumentation and Being Reasonable The Bases of Reason in Argumentation Spheres Conclusion Project
Making Sensein Argumentation
Traditional Criteria Nontraditional Criteria Alternative Dispute Resolution Conclusion Project
Analysis in Argumentation
Critical Analysis to Find a Proposition Critical Analysis of a Proposition Analysis of Claims Conclusion Project
Case Building
Preliminary Steps in Case Building Briefing Arguments Developing a Convincing Vision Communication to Specific Decision Makers Conclusion Project
The Nature of Arguments
The Model of an Argument Types of Arguments Definitions as Argument The Analysis of Arguments Conclusion Project
Support: Evidence
Forms of Evidence General Principles for the Use of Evidence Sphere Dependence of Evidence Conclusion Project
Support: Values
Characteristics of Values Values Appear in Systems General Principles for the Use of Values Sphere Dependence of Values Conclusion Project
Support: Credibility
Characteristics of Credibility Forms of Credibility General Principles for the Use of Credibility Sphere Dependence of Credibility Conclusion Project
The Process of Refutation Approaching Refutation Setting a Framework for Refutation Selecting a Posture for Refutation Communicating Refutation Conclusion Project
Refutation By Fallacy Claim
Views of Fallacy Social Guides to Fallacy Claims Using Fallacy Claims in Refutation Conclusion <P style="MARGIN:
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