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Critical Thinking and Everyday Argument (with InfoTrac)

Critical Thinking and Everyday Argument (with InfoTrac)
Author: Jay VerLinden
ISBN 13: 9780534601744
ISBN 10: 53460174
Edition: 1
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Publication Date: 2004-07-01
Format: Paperback
Pages: 380
List Price: $186.95

Covering basic concepts, the crafting of arguments, and the use of argument in different contexts, this textbook discusses critical thinking skills, ethics, fallacies, formal logic, the Toulman model, evidence, language, refutation, persuasive public speaking, critical listening, dyadic argumentation, the scientific method, and related topics. Verlinden (communication, Humboldt State University) offers specific guidance on presenting ideas and responding to those of others. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR