The Aims of Argument: A Brief Rhetoric

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Mayfield Pub., 1999 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 312 pages
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This brief version of The Aims of Argument, Third Edition, contains all the material in Part I of the longer version as well as the two appendixes. Only the readings in Part II are excluded, giving each instructor the flexibility to choose whatever readings he or she wants. For key features of the text and a detailed table of contents, please see the preceding entry.

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An Overview of Key Terms
Reading an Argument
A Simplified Toulmin Method

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About the author (1999)

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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