Developing Arguments

Developing Arguments : Strategies for Reaching Audiences

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate first year courses in communications and philosophy.
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  • Paperback | 720 pages
  • 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 884.5g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • 0534121926
  • 9780534121921

Table of contents

Part One: Discovering arguments. The context for discourse. The claim of an argument. Part Two: Investigating. Collecting primary sources. Selecting secondary sources. Critical reading: reading for understanding and research. Part Three: Planning. Analysing audience. Developing appeals. Part Four: Composing. Shaping your argument. Controlling language. Documenting sources. Part Five: Evaluating arguments. Debates. Issues. Classic arguments. Invitations. Glossary.
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