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Basics of Reasoning
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BASICS OF REASONING

PAPERBACK BY MUNSON, RONALD; CONWAY, DAVID

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ISBN
9780534538842
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PAPERBACK
PAGES
120 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
17 AUG 2000

DESCRIPTION

Based upon the authors' successful ELEMENTS OF REASONING, this text is an even more concise introduction to the basic elements of argumentative prose and the tools to understand, analyze, criticize and construct arguments. More direct, essential coverage of basics is provided with fewer exercises.

CONTENTS

Preface. Orientation. 1. Recognizing Arguments. 2. Analyzing Arguments. 3. Evaluating Arguments. 4. Some Valid Argument Forms. 5. More Valid Argument Forms: Categorical Reasoning and Venn Diagrams. 6. Causal Analysis. 7. Argument by Analogy and Models. 8. Definition. 9. Vagueness and Ambiguity. 10. Reasonable Belief. Answers to Selected Exercises. Index.