Critical Thinking and Communication: The Use of Reason in Argument, Global Edition VitalSource eText (7e) : 9781292067612

Critical Thinking and Communication: The Use of Reason in Argument, Global Edition VitalSource eText (7e)

 
Edition
 
7
ISBN
 
9781292067612
ISBN 10
 
1292067616
Published
 
30/01/2015
Published by
 
Pearson Higher Ed USA
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eBook
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Stresses the importance of argumentation in everyday life

Critical Thinking and Communication, 7/e, encourages students to develop skills in constructing and refuting arguments in contexts ranging from informal conversations to structured debates. The authors stress the importance of argumentation in everyday life while building student competence and critical awareness. Through exercises and examples, students learn to create arguments and develop, understand, and interpret extended cases.

Table of contents
Part I: Developing a Conceptual Framework for Argument

Chapter 1: Argument and Critical Thought

Chapter 2: Co-Orientational View of Argument

Chapter 3: Argument Cultures and Ethics



Part II: The Parts of an Argument

Chapter 4: Claims and Propositions

Chapter 5: Evidence

Chapter 6: Reasoning



Part III: Presenting and Critically Evaluating Arguments

Chapter 7: Communicating Arguments

Chapter 8: Argument Analysis and Criticism



Part IV: Developing and Arguing Extended Cases

Chapter 9: Case Construction and Arguing About Facts

Chapter 10: Arguing About Values

Chapter 11: Arguing About Polices

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