The Persuasive Pen: An Integrated Approach to Reasoning and Writing

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Jones & Bartlett Learning, 1997 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 306 pages
The Persuasive Penoffers practical assistance in both the writing process and critical thinking. It teaches students how to think critically and clearly, and how to shape ideas convincingly for readers with varying expectations and responses. This book will be of interest to anyone who teaches a Critical Thinking course, offered in both Philosophy and English departments; Informal Logic; English Composition; Persuasive Writing; and other interdisciplinary courses in which argumentation, writing, and research skills are emphasized.

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Contents

Invention
67
Identifying Arguments and Their Structures
85
Reconstructing Arguments
99
Deductive Reasoning
125
Fallacies
179
III
208
Making It Public
245
Solutions to Selected Exercises
281
Bibliography
299
Index
305
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