Writing Arguments, Concise Edition A Rhetoric with Readings

ISBN-10: 0205665772

ISBN-13: 9780205665778

Edition: 5th 2010

List price: $64.60
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy


what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Robert's Rules of Order Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Aromatherapy Basics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Study Tactics Online content $4.95 $1.99
Customers also bought

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

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
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? &
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.