A Practical Study of Argument

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Cengage Learning, Feb 23, 2009 - Philosophy - 432 pages
Govier's THE PRACTICAL STUDY OF ARGUMENT gives students an accessible and yet rigorous introduction to sound argumentation. Presenting an adequate amount of theory to explain why certain kinds of arguments are sound or not, and bringing this theory to life through everyday illustrations and examples, the text provides students with a comprehensive introduction to critical thinking along with a synthesis of formal and informal approaches to logic.
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Trudy Govier, Professor of Philosophy at the University of Lethbridge, Canada, is a philosopher, author, and speaker who is widely known for her dynamic style of speaking and writing and her passionate advocacy of reasoned responses to conflict. She has spoken and written extensively on reconciliation, violence and non-violence, and topics in informal logic.

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