Argumentation Understanding and Shaping Arguments, third Edition

ISBN-10: 1891136178

ISBN-13: 9781891136177

Edition: 3rd 2007

Authors: James A. Herrick, Robert S. Iltis

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Book details

Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Strata Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 300
Size: 7.00" wide x 9.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

Preface
The Components and Context of Arguments
An Introduction to Arguments
The Elements of Arguments
Identifying an Argument's Reasons and Conclusions
Two Types of Reasons: Evidence and Connectives
The Place of Values in Argument
Agreements in Argumentation
Propositions of Fact, Value, and Policy
What Arguments Do: Justify, Persuade, Discover
Tools for Analyzing Arguments
When Arguments Are and Are Not Likely
Deductive and Inductive Reasoning
Three Tools for Analyzing Arguments
Complementary Reasons
Toulmin's Model
Missing Elements in Arguments
Ethical Argumentation
Argumentation, Persuasion, and Ethics
Argument Ethics and Social Pluralism
Some Approaches to Argument Ethics
Virtues in Argumentation
The Standards of Sound Arguments
Reasonable Arguments, Reasonable People
Reasonable Arguments
Reasonable People
Responding to Arguments
Validity and the Structure of Arguments
Conditional Validity
Categorical Validity: Stage One
Categorical Validity: Stage Two
Validity in Enumeration Arguments
Disjunctives and Dilemmas
Validity in Inductive Arguments
An Introduction to Evidence: Satisfying the Criterion of Support
General Tests of Evidence
Sources of Evidence
Evidence: Statistics and Testimony
Statistics as Evidence
Testimony as Evidence
Linguistic Consistency: Definitions in Argument
Definition Reports: Defining for Clarity and Emphasis
Argumentative Definitions
Evaluating Definitions
Ambiguity and Equivocation
Other Considerations of Language in Argument
Argument Types and Audience Adaptation
Analogies and Examples
Analogies
Arguing from an Example
Reasoning About Causes
Arguments Advancing Hypotheses
The Structure of Arguments Advancing Hypotheses
Arguments Generalizing About Cause
Loci Communes: Some Common Arguments
Pragmatic Arguments and Arguments from Principle
Arguments from Quantity and Quality
Loci of Essential Nature
Fallacies and Related Concerns
Fallacies
Appeals
Case Construction and Audience Adaptation
Policy Case Construction
Audience Adaptation
Glossary
Index
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