A Practical Study of Argument
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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What Is an Argument? And What Is Not?
Pinning Down Argument Structure
Looking At Language
Good Arguments An Introduction
Premises What To Accept And Why
Working On Relevance
Deductive Arguments Categorical Logic
Deductive Arguments Propositional Logic
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