The Well-Crafted Argument
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Authors : Fred D. White; Simone J. Billings

9781133311164

784 Pages  Paperback 

5th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2008, 2008

©2014 , Published

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Incorporating new articles, expanded commentary, and the most current MLA and APA citation models, the fifth edition of THE WELL-CRAFTED ARGUMENT guides students through the process of writing effective arguments across the disciplines. The two-part structure of this rhetoric/reader includes a compl... more

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A thorough discussion of critical reading strategies helps students to understand and evaluate arguments, perform successful peer critiquing, and draft and revise their own arguments.

Separate chapters are devoted to instruction in Classical, Toulmin, and Rogerian methods of constructing arguments,... more

New to this Edition

Argument is the engine the drives inquiry in all disciplines. New Chapter 8, "Argument Across the Disciplines," shows argument at work in the visual and literary arts, in the natural sciences and technology, in health and nutrition, in politics and international studies, in ethics and law, and in bu... more

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