A Workbook for ARGUMENTS: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking available in Paperback
A Workbook for Arguments builds on Anthony Weston's Rulebook for Arguments to provide a complete textbook for a course in critical thinking or informal logic. Workbook includes:
- The entire text of Rulebook, supplemented with extensive further explanations and exercises.
- Homework exercises adapted from a wide range of arguments from newspapers, philosophical texts, literature, movies, videos, and other sources.
- Practical advice to help students succeed when applying the Rulebook's rules to the examples in the homework exercises.
- Suggestions for further practice, outlining activities that students can do by themselves or with classmates to improve their skills.
- Detailed instructions for in-class activities and take-home assignments designed to engage students.
- An appendix on mapping arguments, giving students a solid introduction to this vital skill in constructing complex and multi-step arguments and evaluating them.
- Model answers to odd-numbered problems, including commentaries on the strengths and weaknesses of selected sample answers and further discussion of some of the substantive intellectual, philosophical, or ethical issues they raise.
|Publisher:||Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.|
|Product dimensions:||7.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.00(d)|
About the Author
David R. Morrow is Assistant Professor of Philosophy at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Anthony Weston is Professor of Philosophy and Environmental Studies at Elon University.
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