Results 1 – 30 of 31 LAS CLAVES DE LA ARGUMENTACION by Weston, Anthony and a great selection of similar Used, New Seller: Agapea Libros Urgentes. Results 1 – 30 of 30 LAS CLAVES DE LA ARGUMENTACIÓN by WESTON, Anthony and a great selection of similar Used, New Seller: Agapea Libros Urgentes. (Ariel Letras) | Anthony Weston, Mar Vidal | ISBN: No es un libro de texto, es un libro que estudia las reglas de la argumentación. Descubrí.

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I was hesitating to buy this book but after reading it, I realise it is worth it’s price.

caves Objections may come up that you hadn’t expected. Also, and this is much worse, he keeps bringing in religious examples, so the issue is the same. I wish the people on facebook with whom I have nonsensical political and religious arguments would read this.

This is pretty bare bones lq, combined with the unnecessary controversy and bias, it just didn’t do much for me. He also made a fair amount of unsubstantiated claims while attempting to prove his point about certain “rules” which makes no sense to me. Really enjoyed reading it.

A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston

The author gives only what is needed to know and no more. The examples are easy to understand.

Arguments and debates might actually be productive if people abided by the rules presented in this rulebook. I’ve tried to find a book that does include them and this clavds, in the end, the most likely candidate to cover this topic, so I’m a tad disappointed. This is a review of the 2nd edition.

The expansions in this argumentacikn address giving oral and written arguments as well as a section on informal fallacies. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Rank: Different sections and argument types are divided so that they are in a logical order and easy to find from one place which makes this book easy to use and navigate.


Nevertheless, it’s a useful guide to some common flaws in arguments, and I particularly enjoyed the chapter on public speaking. The sob stories ‘appealing to pity as an argument for special treatment. The author claims that this book is designed to fulfill a need for a “rulebook” vs.

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Rewards indepth study over time and practice. It got to be pretty annoying to see certain viewpoints repeatedly used to demonstrate invalid arguments. Refresh and try again. It’s organized so that each “rule” can be referenced by number, grouped according to topic. Towards the end he even reproduces two not-so short notes he wrote on ethics and Descartes to give the reader a sense of how even professional writers make mistakes, like, for instance, being overly repetitive.

A Rulebook for Arguments

The book should be read through one time and then referred to often when analyzing or building arguments. Interestingly, I would co If you’re looking for a way to make sure you never lose an argument again, this is not the book for you.

PaperbackThird edition87 pages. From starting with premises, testing them, considering multiple perspectives, different types of evidence, and logic. This handbook is very short and basic. There is also addendums on oral arguments, fallacies, definition, and a note on the place of argument in the studies of logic and rhetoric.

If you want to be good at arguing, this book is als you. Customers who bought this item also bought. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Its brevity is one aspect of its value. Its info is too basic for older students and its content invites problems with younger students.

Nov 07, Timothy Goldsmith rated it really liked it. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Now in its 4th Ed. To ask other readers questions about A Rulebook for Argumentsplease sign up.


I will always get back to this until I remember all the rules and master it. Great way to learn how to win an argument.

The author developed rules of thumb in argumentation and demonstrated the practicality in various examples mostly from Betrand Russell’s essays and Sherlock Holmes’ deductions. Weston developed rules to help you remember the different forms of argumentation, as well as to distinguish between faulty and valid arguments.

Published January 1st by Hackett Publishing Company first published English Choose a language for shopping. Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Quick, easy, info This quick read was a helpful look into the rules argumentacoin argument. If you need to write an essay and you have no idea how to do it, this book might help. It also explains types of deductive arguments which I got a brief introduction to through CrashCourse Philosophy, but this book goes into a lot more detail.

Dec 24, Tamara rated it it was amazing Shelves: The best part was probably the als example use A very short book, full of obvious statements. Anthony Weston encourages the use of representative examples and counterexamples, warns of the hazards of statistics like I recently haveimparts the importance of impartial and reliable sources, explains the correlational relationship between cause and effect, presents deductive reasoning in the words of Sherlock Holmes, preaches the value of librarians, and can teach a thing or two to Badly Behaving Authors.