By David R. Morrow,Anthony Weston
- Updated and more advantageous homework exercises—nearly one 3rd are new—to make sure that the examples proceed to resonate with students.
- Increased assurance of medical reasoning, demonstrating how medical reasoning dovetails with serious pondering extra generally
- Two new actions within which scholars study arguments of their unique shape, as supplied in short decisions from the unique texts.
- The complete textual content of Rulebook, supplemented with wide reasons and exercises.
- Homework workouts tailored from quite a lot of arguments in a wide selection of sources.
- Practical recommendation to aid scholars succeed.
- Model solutions to odd-numbered difficulties, together with commentaries at the strengths and weaknesses of chosen pattern solutions and extra dialogue of a few of the important highbrow, philosophical, or moral concerns they raise.
- Detailed directions for in-class actions and take-home assignments.
- An appendix on mapping arguments, giving scholars an outstanding creation to this important ability in developing advanced and multi-step arguments and comparing them.
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A Workbook for Arguments, Second Edition: A Complete Course in Critical Thinking by David R. Morrow,Anthony Weston