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This informative book is a necessary companion for anyone seeking to uncover the secret of successful persuasion: to organize, construct, and communicate arguments. It is at once comprehensive and accessible, an authoritative guide to logical thinking and effective communication. First, the text defines the nature and uses of argument, explaining how to read argument caref ...more
Published July 21st 2009 by Westview Press (first published 2009)
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1) Critical Inquiry is the process by which one examines, deconstructs, and evaluates an argument (fact).
2) This is a necessary skill in the classroom, and in our media heavy environment (assertion).
3)This book will guide the reader through the process of critical inquiry, provide examples and exercises, and help you construct your own arguments (assertion).
4) This book is a good read if one isn't very familar with deconstructing arg
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Michael Boylan (Ph.D. Philosophy, University of Chicago: M.A. English Literature, University of Chicago) is Professor of Philosophy at Marymount University. Boylan is the author of 31 books and over 130 Scholarly and popular articles on topics ranging from Philosophy to Literature.

Boylan's latest Philosophy books are Natural Rights: A Theory (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press/September 2014)
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