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The Elements of Reasoning

The Elements of Reasoning
Author: Ronald Munson - Andrew Black
ISBN 13: 9780495809180
ISBN 10: 495809187
Edition: 6
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2011-01-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 256
List Price: $113.95

Intended to help readers improve their reasoning skills, this textbook begins with a broad discussion of the nature of argument, then classifies different types of arguments, and identifies various ways that arguments can go wrong. It concludes with discussions of linguistic and rhetorical aspects of argument and persuasion. The authors teach philosophy at the University of Missouri-St. Louis. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR