A Rulebook for Arguments has ratings and reviews. Now in its 4th Ed ., the author has refined and expanded the layout so that it reads straight. COUPON: Rent A Rulebook for Arguments 4th edition () and save up to 80% on textbook rentals and 90% on used Authors: Anthony Weston. A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and The fourth edition, even more elegantly organized and concise than before, adds .
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Thanks for telling us about the problem. It’s a very slim volume and I found quite a few of arguuments sections useful for helping me structure the arguments in my essays.
He also made a fair amount of unsubstantiated claims while attempting to prove his point about certain “rules” which makes no sense to me. This widely popular primer – translated into eight languages – remains the first choice in all disciplines for writers who seek straightforward guidance about how to assess arguments and how to cogently construct them.
Language English View all editions Prev Next edition 12 of Access Conditions Access restricted to authenticated library users. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: This handbook is very short and basic. It is through others’ eyes that you can see best where you are unclear or hasty of just plain implausible. I read it all in one go, and that’s a bit counter-productive, seeing as you won’t be able to remember all of it unless you’re crazy smart, in which case, you probably don’t need this book.
The book should be read through one time and then referred to often when analyzing or building arguments.
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I wish the people on facebook with whom I have nonsensical political and religious arguments would read this. Sep 23, Mehran Jalali rated it it was ok Shelves: Interesting to have a book on “Arguments” that one wants to argue over!
Weston also uses examples of good and bad arguments so that the important aspects and even the most common fallacies are covered in the book. A Rulebook for Arguments is a succinct introduction to the art of writing and assessing arguments, organized around specific rules, each illustrated and explained soundly but briefly. This is a review of the 2nd edition. 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 instructions for planning and writing solid arguments mainly for my thesis.
PaperbackThird edition87 pages. By stating that the book is obvious, I’m not just saying that it didn’t have anything that I couldn’t have concluded — I’m saying that it had nothing that I hadn’t concluded. It is not a mistake to have weshon views. Found at these bookshops Searching – please wait Want to Read saving…. The fourth edition offers a revamped and more tightly focused approach to extended arguments, a new chapter on oral arguments, and updated examples and topics throughout.
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View this review on Goodreads View all my reviews on Goodreads. Some General Rules II. You are commenting using your Facebook account. Bias is explicitly anthohy once, during the introduction of section IV on Sources.
Sort of left me wanting more by the time it went into the more practical sections that were less interesting Argumentative Essay and Speech.
Tags What are tags? You may even pick up a dew new facts or examples. But since I worked with people who love to prove and defend their arguments, I have to learn to speak up my own thoughts.
Notify me of new posts via email. The fourth edition offers a revamped and more tightly focused approach to extended arguments, a new chapter on oral arguments, and updated examples and topics throughout. If you want to be good at arguing, this book is for you. Sep 01, Madeleine Lesieutre argumments it really liked it Shelves: Arguments by Analogy IV.
Arguments and debates might actually be productive if people abided by the rules presented in this rulebook. But it is definitely useful, and works very well as a, well, rulebook for arguments.