Logical Self-defense

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IDEA, Feb 1, 2006 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 312 pages
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Classic work once again available. Offers step-by-step guidelines for identifying and analyzing arguments. It outlines a theory of good argument to use for purposes of evaluating and constructing arguments. It contains guidelines for constructing arguments and for preparing and writing essays or briefs. Special methods for interpreting and assessing longer arguments are provided. It gives guidelines to help filter out the more reliable information from newspapers and television news. Offers an array of devices to deal with the tricks and deceits of so much of today's advertising. Helps students improve their ability to recognize, interpret, and evaluate arguments and to formulate clear, well-organized arguments themselves. Secondary and college students, debate coaches, classroom instructors, community active people.
 

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Contents

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Ralph H. Johnson is Professor of Philosophy, University of Windsor. J. Anthony Blair is Professor of Philosophy, University of Windsor.

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