This concise, accessible text teaches students how to write logical, cohesive arguments and how to evaluate the arguments of others.
Integrating writing skills with critical thinking skills, this practical book teaches students to draw logical inferences, identify premises and conclusions and use language precisely. Students also learn how to identify fallacies and to distinguish between inductive and deductive reasoning. Ideal for any composition class that emphasizes argument, this text includes coverage of writing style and rhetoric, logic, literature, research and documentation.
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Writing Logically, Thinking Critically shows readers how to analyze and evaluate the arguments of others and to construct logical arguments on their own. Writing Logically, Thinking Critically with Readings enables its readers to write in all disciplines, to choose wisely as voters and consumers, and to advocate their own ideas. This edition includes expanded coverage on developing written arguments, including the writing process, the issue of audience, developing thesis's, and logic in the context of written arguments. For anyone For anyone interested in developing critical thinking and writing skills.About the Author:
Sheila Cooper and Rosemary Patton are lecturers at San Francisco StateUniversity.
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Book Description Longman, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205668569
Book Description Longman, 2009. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # M0205668569