A practical, easy-to-read and often amusing guide that describes how to hone your argument skills. Features contemporary examples of debates on current topics with sidebar notes demonstrating weak and strong techniques. Provides tools to identify and avoid the most common verbal traps. Contains strategies for effectively making your points during a disagreementwhether it's a formal debate or a shouting match.
|Publisher:||Turner Publishing Company|
|Edition description:||2nd ed.|
|Product dimensions:||5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.50(d)|
About the Author
MICHAEL A. GILBERT, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy at York University in Ontario. He frequently lectures and gives seminars on the art of arguing, and is the author of several novels.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
You really can't beat this book! Gilbert takes you through the process of analyzing every situation step by step, and then brings it all together to make you an unbeatable debater! A definite must!!