Weston, Anthony, —. A rulebook for arguments / Anthony Weston.—3rd ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references. ISBN (cloth)—ISBN. Short Arguments: Some General Rules Arguments begin by marshaling reasons and organizing them in a clear and fair way. Chapter I offers general rules for. The Paperback of the A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. A Logic of Practical Reasoning. I would recommend this book to undergraduates and graduates alike; it is just that good.

I find I do most of this intuitively but great to carry around as a pocket-sized reference book and some worthwhile recommendations for further reading at the end.

The author claims that this book is designed to fulfill a need for a “rulebook” vs. Criticisms and suggestions, as always, are welcome.

It’s an ok rulebooi to have, has the most important information needed and argumrnts quite concise. Remember me on this computer. Click here to sign up.

Anthony Weston created an indispensable handbook here. Why make poor arguments in a book about arguments?

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Probably the best introduction to the subject on the market. He is author of widely used primers in critical thinking and ethical practice and has written a vary of westob books and essays on philosophical topics. Sep 23, Mehran Jalali rated it it was ok Shelves: I will always get back to this until I remember all I was bad at arguing.


It’s small, easy to carry, easy to read, and is incredibly useful as a resource to help one hone his or her skills in analyzing the logic of This is no end-all discussions book, but I recommend it to the library of anyone argujents will be presenting positions for adoption and evaluating others who do the same.

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Customers who viewed this item also viewed. Oct 22, Jay Miklovic rated it liked it. The point is to help students get on with writing a paper or with assessing an argument.

The seventh chapter is Composing an Argumentative Essay. Weston also uses examples of good and bad arguments so that the important aspects and even the most common fallacies are cove I bought this book because I wanted to find a short and simple wsston for planning and writing solid arguments mainly for my thesis.

Short with a good overview over the most important topics regarding argumentation. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

A Rulebook for Arguments

This is the first book I’m reading about critical thinking and this is a very good introduction, indeed. History of Western Philosophy. Buy the selected items together This item: It is not a mistake to have strong views. For example, arguments by analogy, deductive arguments, and the last discussion or lesson is composing an argumentative essay which is divided by three sub chapters, they are composing an argumentative essay A, composing an argumentative essay B, and composing an argumentative essay C.

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There is also addendums on oral arguments, fallacies, definition, and a note on the place of argument in the studies of logic and wexton. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The author rulebiok his book to Strunk and White on writing well on the last page of his book, and he is probably right.


It offers some general rules for composing short arguments. Anthony Weston has written one of the most useful books I have seen in years. The examples I run into the most: Complexity, Relevance and Character: It is short, well-written and concise, so it’s fast to read.

This chapter explains about organizing essay so that it covers everything that needs to be covered and presenting argument most effectively.

The rules and tips provided in the book are only the ways to developing and delivering arguments. You can refer to a section and quickly refresh your memory about some concept. Explore the Home Gift Guide. In addition, the brief explanation, simple vocabs or words, and clear examples provided in the book is not confusing. Apr 01, Ahmad Hossam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Find it on Scholar.

Along with a copy of “The Elements of Style” by Strunk and White, this is all a person needs to learn decent argumentation skills. The Writer fo persuasive and logical language also highly academic in the book. How to Win Every Argument: