The Aims of Argument: A Rhetoric and Reader

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Mayfield Publishing Company, Oct 1, 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 783 pages
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User Review  - AngieK - LibraryThing

This is a fairly decent text to teach argument from. I liked the anthologized section in the back, which gathers articles in themed sections. It was quite helpful to have several articles on the same theme to assign to students. Read full review

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User Review  - whitewavedarling - LibraryThing

Having taught composition with three texts, I'd have to say this is the best of them. The student examples included or not all that well written, and may set a low bar (or at least seem to) for quite ... Read full review

Contents

Reading an Argument
11
A Simplified Toulmin Method
23
Arguing to Inquire
37
Copyright

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Timothy W. Crusius is an associate professor of English at Southern Methodist University. His books include "Discourse: A Critique and Synthesis of Major Theories, A Teacher's Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics, "and "The Aims of Argument: A Rhetoric and Reader "(with Carolyn Channell).

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