Logic and Contemporary Rhetoric: The Use of Reason in Everyday Life (with InfoTrac)

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This leading text introduces students to good reasoning using a wealth of current, relevant, and stimulating examples all put together in Howard Kahane's uniquely witty and invigorating writing style that makes this the book of choice for keeping students interested. Combined with examples from TV, newspapers, magazines, advertisements, and of course, our political institutions, the text not only brings the concepts alive for students, but puts the skills into a context that students will retain and use throughout their lives. A book you can count on students to read.

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Howard Kahane (deceased) is considered one of the founders of the critical-thinking movement, an approach to logic that makes it less abstract and more practical as a tool for analyzing political and social issues.

Nancy M. Cavender is Professor Emeritus at the College of Marin.

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"Howard Kahane, who died in 2001, is considered one of the founders of the ""critical thinking"" movement--an approach to logic that makes it less abstract and more more practical as a tool for analyzing political and social issues."

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