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eText: 
ISBN-10 0205158676ISBN-13 9780205158676
Print: 
ISBN-10 0205158668ISBN-13 9780205158669
Author(s): Bruce N. Waller
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2012 Pages: 480
Description

For undergraduate courses in Critical Thinking, Informal Logic, and Critical Writing, as well as introductory or advanced argumentation courses.

Organized around lively and authentic examples drawn from jury trials, contemporary political and social debate, and advertising, this introduction shows students how to detect fallacies and how to examine, and construct cogent arguments. Accessible and reader friendly–yet thorough and rigorous–it shows how to integrate all logic skills into the critical decision-making process.

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