Advocacy and Opposition: An Introduction to Argumentations

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Advocacy and Opposition is a comprehensive and practical approach to argumentation and critical thinking for the beginning student who needs to construct and present arguments on questions of fact, value, and policy both orally and in writing. This text offers a theoretical view of the nature of argument in our society, a discussion of arguing as a form of communication, and a focus on how arguments are created using the Toulmin model of argument.

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T9583-0, 0-20529583-5, Rybacki, Karyn C. (Northern Michigan University), Rybacki, Donald J. (Northern Michigan University), ADVOCACY AND OPPOSITION: An Introduction to Argumentation, Fourth Edition, Previous Edition ISBN: 0-205-19379-X, 6 x 9, paperbound, 320 pp., $46.00 K, HA17 * / This book is a comprehensive and practical approach to argumentation and critical thinking for the beginner who needs to construct and present arguments on questions of fact, value, and policy both orally and in writing. This book offers a theoretical view of the nature of argument in our society, a discussion of principles of arguing as a form of communication, and a focus on how arguments are created using the Toulmin model of argument. Presents the concepts of stock issues in fact, value, and policy argument. Retains the Toulmin model of argument as the basis for explaining how chains and clusters of arguments are constructed favoring or opposing change. Showcases works of European and American argumentation scholars are showcased to explain how students use factual argumentation in everyday situations to develop and test their knowledge. Includes material on how new technology (CD-ROMs, Online Databases) can be used to streamline research. Incorporates real life examples drawn from public debates in which real people argue real issues. for anyone interested in Argumentation and Debate.

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