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A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking [Repost]

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A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking [Repost]

A Workbook for Arguments: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking by David Morrow
Hackett Publishing Co. | November 11, 2011 | English | ISBN: 1603845496 | 500 pages | PDF | 24 MB

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.

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