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Everything else was pure torture. Understanding and Shaping Arguments. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. The organization of the chapters also is highly problematic. I also appreciate the discussion of civil discourse and the role of advocacy in society.

Herrick, Argumentation, 5th ed.

I especially like the author’s use of examples to illustrate the concepts. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Helps students recognize the types of arguments commonly encountered in political, religious, and interpersonal discourse, and advertising. Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the argumentationn. Nazli marked it as to-read Jun 11, Understanding and Shaping Arguments Paperback.

Ken marked it as to-read Nov 24, Want to Read Currently Reading Read. An instructor teaching the text, then, really ought to just skip Chapter 5 to get a fuller coverage of the concepts in the other chapters.

The text does all of this nicely. Discusses argument ethics with a focus on the responsibilities of the advocate. I encourage a healthy skepticism towards Internet sources and appreciate extended coverage of how to assess the credibility of web sites.


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An Introduction to Arguments. Username Password Forgot your username or password? I found this to be a readable refresher on the subject.

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Students who study it will become stronger at constructing and deconstructing arguments of all sorts. I’m comparing this text to others college books in sociology, interpersonal communication, public speaking, psychology ect The text is primarily problematic because Herrick does not provide sufficient examples or explanations for students, who are often confused by his terse chapters and explanations. Understanding and Shaping Arguments explores the concepts and principles of clear thinking, critical listening, and careful analysis that active citizens and professionals need to evaluate and arguemntation arguments effectively.

Chapter on common fallacies circular reasoning, questions begging, etc. Julien marked it as to-read Aug 26, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. The writing is suitable for high school, undergraduates and business folk.

There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Daniel marked it as to-read Mar 23, The book works well on the theoretical and practical levels. Strixus added it Jul 24, Overview Features Contents Order Overview. This is literally the most boring book I have ever read. This term, I used this text in my advanced composition course on argumentation; however, I will NEVER use it again or require my students to heerrick it.


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Otherwise, find a different book to learn about argumentation and logic. Professor Herrick regularly teaches courses in argumentation, rhetorical criticism, and the history of rhetoric. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Mark marked it as to-read Jan 18, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I got this book for my class and it had a lot of examples which helped. Len rated it really liked it Jan 05, One person found this helpful.

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Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The instructor’s edition, additionally, provides only the answers to student exercises but provides no other guidance or support for instructors.