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Craft of Argument

ISBN-10: 032101264X

ISBN-13: 9780321012647

Edition: 2001

Authors: David Cratis Williams, Michael David Hazen, Gregory G. Colomb

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Written by the authors of such successful composition titles as Style: Ten Lessons in Clarity and Grace (AWL) and The Craft of Research (Chicago UP), The Craft of Argument is an argument rhetoric worth looking at! The Craft of Argument is based on the Toulmin system of argument and has a brief selection of readings. Reviewers have raved about the modifications to Toulmin that Williams and Colomb have made. This book can be described as "Toulmin developed for writing" or "A Toulmin for Writers."
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Book details

List price: $32.80
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Longman Publishing
Publication date: 11/8/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 512
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Topical Contents of the Writing Process Sections
Preface for Teachers
A Message to Students
How to Use
This Book
Acknowledgments
The Nature of Argument
Argument and Rationality
Argument as Civil Conversation
Motivating Your Argument
Developing Your Argument
Articulating Claims
Reasons and Evidence
Reporting Evidence
Warranting Claims and Reasons
Acknowledgments and Responses
A Checklist for Planning and Revising
Thinking About Thinking in Arguments
The Forms of Reasoning
Arguments About Meanings
Arguments About Causes
The Languages of Argument
Clear Language
The Overt and Covert Force of Language
Fallacies
A Quick Guide to Citations
Readings
Attitudes Toward Teaching and Learning
Risk and Public Health
Lying
Credits
Index