Book DetailAuthor/Editor(s): Austin J. Freeley, David L. Steinberg
Publication Date: February 13, 2008
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
Size: 2.81 MB
Book DescriptionArgumentation and Debate: Critical Thinking for Reasoned Decision Making is comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of argumentation and debate uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy to understand.
Argumentation and Debate features concepts, argumentation models, practical guides, and real-life scenarios that you use to enhance your skills in academic debates. With an emphasis on critical thinking, reasoned decision making, and advocacy skills, this text empowers you to participate actively as citizens in a democratic society.
What makes the text the best is the thoroughness with which academic debating is discussed and illustrated. It teaches beginning argumentation students how to debate more effectively than any book out there.