Writing arguments: a rhetoric with readings
Key Benefit: The market leader in argumentative rhetorics, Writing Arguments has proven highly successful in teaching individuals to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments of their own. Key Topics: In its reader-friendly tone, clear explanations, high-interest readings and examples, and well-sequenced critical thinking and writing assignments, Writing Arguments offers a time-tested approach to argument that is interesting and accessible to students and eminently teachable for instructors. Throughout the book, the authors approach argument rhetorically by emphasizing audience and context at every stage of the construction of an argument. Writing Arguments moves readers beyond a simplistic debate model of argument to a view of argument as inquiry and consensus-building as well as persuasion, in which the arguer negotiates with others in search of the best solutions to problems. Key Market: Individuals interested in developing their argumentative writing skills.
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Review: Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings (8th Edition)User Review - Goodreads
Used in my writing 2010 class, a good guide for rhetorical writing and a thorough breakdown of writing dynamics. Also a helpful MLA/ALA guide in the back. I keep it around.
Review: Writing Arguments: A Rhetoric with Readings (8th Edition)User Review - Valerie - Goodreads
I use this in my comp classes now. I'm required to, but I like it for its timely examples and its concise explanations of various aspects of rhetoric, though I'm uncertain whether I'll continue to use it in the future. Read full review
PART ONE OVERVIEW OF ARGUMENT
Argument and the Problem of Truth
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