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Critical Thinking and Communication: The Use of Reason in Argument, 7th Edition

By Edward S. Inch, Kristen H. Tudor

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Oct 28, 2013

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Stresses the importance of argumentation in everyday life

 

Critical Thinking and Communication, 7/e, encourages students to develop skills in constructing and refuting arguments in contexts ranging from informal conversations to structured debates. The authors stress the importance of argumentation in everyday life while building student competence and critical awareness. Through exercises and examples, students learn to create arguments and develop, understand, and interpret extended cases.

 

MySearchLab is a part of the Inch/Tudor program. Research and writing tools, including access to academic journals, help students understand critical thinking in even greater depth. To provide students with flexibility, students can download the eText to a tablet using the free Pearson eText app.

 

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Table of Contents

Part I: Developing a Conceptual Framework for Argument 

Chapter 1: Argument and Critical Thought

Chapter 2: Co-Orientational View of Argument

Chapter 3: Argument Cultures and Ethics

 

Part II: The Parts of an Argument  

Chapter 4: Claims and Propositions

Chapter 5: Evidence

Chapter 6: Reasoning

 

Part III: Presenting and Critically Evaluating Arguments  

Chapter 7: Communicating Arguments

Chapter 8: Argument Analysis and Criticism

 

Part IV: Developing and Arguing Extended Cases  

Chapter 9: Case Construction and Arguing About Facts

Chapter 10: Arguing About Values 

Chapter 11: Arguing About Polices

 

Purchase Info

ISBN-10: 0-205-92577-4

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-92577-3

Format: Alternate Binding

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