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Key Benefit: The market leader in argumentative rhetorics, Writing Arguments has proven highly successful in teaching individuals to read arguments critically and to produce effective arguments of their own. Key Topics: In its readerfriendly tone, clear explanations, highinterest readings and examples, and wellsequenced critical thinking and writing assignments, Writing Arguments offers a timetested approach to argument that is interesting and accessible to students and eminently teachable for instructors. Throughout the book, the authors approach argument rhetorically by emphasizing audience and context at every stage of the construction of an argument. Writing Arguments moves readers beyond a simplistic debate model of argument to a view of argument as inquiry and consensusbuilding as well as persuasion, in which the arguer negotiates with others in search of the best solutions to problems.Key Market: Individuals interested in developing their argumentative writing skills.
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