This book presents a clear and philosophically sound method for identifying, interpreting, and evaluating arguments as they appear in non-technical sources. It focuses on a more functional, real-world goal of argument analysis as a tool for figuring out what is reasonable to believe rather than as an instrument of persuasion. Develops a precise, step-by-step method for analyzing arguments about a variety of topics -- shows how to rewrite arguments in a format that makes them clearer and makes their evaluation easier; ...

Reason & Argument 1998, Pearson, Upper Saddle River, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780136246022

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Reason and Argument 1992, Prentice Hall, Englewood Cliffs, NJ

ISBN-13: 9780137672295

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