Developing Arguments : Strategies for Reaching Audiences
This book should be of interest to undergraduate first year courses in communications and philosophy.
- Paperback | 720 pages
- 152.4 x 228.6 x 30.48mm | 884.5g
- 31 Jan 1998
- Cengage Learning, Inc
- Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
- Belmont, CA, United States
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.