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by Douglas N. Walton
Author: Douglas N. Walton
Publisher: Cambridge University Press (July 28, 1989)
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As a professional who spent 32 years asking questions and making arguments in a courtroom, I wish that I had read this book at the beginning of my career rather than at the end.
In a word, Informal Logic: A Handbook for Critical Argumentation is the best book in the field I have come across in recent years. Roy Martinez, Teaching Philosophy the book is well-written and provides easy to follow examples of different arguments and fallacies. As a professional who spent 32 years asking questions and making arguments in a courtroom, I wish that I had read this book at the beginning of my career rather than at the end. Walton does tend to beat a dead horse, however. Although repetition is the surest method of teaching, as a rule of thumb, three repetitions of a point should suffice.
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Douglas Neil Walton (2 June 1942 – 4 January 2020) was a Canadian academic and author, known for his books and papers on argumentation, logical fallacies and informal logic. For those who find current argumentation and debate books inadequate, Informal Logic fills a void. Published on August 14, 2002 by William R. Minto. Examining Induction I wrote sometime ago
PDF On Jan 1, 1990, James B. Freeman and others published Walton's Informal Logic: A Handbook for Critical . This is a critical examination of Johnstone's thesis that all valid philosophical arguments are ad hominem. I clarify his notions of valid, philosophical, and ad hominem.
This is a critical examination of Johnstone's thesis that all valid philosophical arguments are ad hominem. r discuss his three supporting arguments (historical, theoretical, and intermediate).
Similar books and articles. Informal Logic: A Handbook for Critical Argumentation. Informal Logic: A Pragmatic Approach. Douglas Walton - 2008 - Cambridge University Press. Douglas N. Walton - 1989 - Cambridge University Press. Appreciation! Argument-Criticism: The "Aesthetics" of Informal Logic. Joel Rudinow - 1991 - Informal Logic 13 (2). Considering Carneades as a Framework for Informal Logic: A Reply to Walton and Gordon. Marcin Selinger & Marcin Koszowy - 2016 - Informal Logic 36 (2):217-237. Argument and Its Uses (OSSA 2005 Keynote Address).
This is an introductory guidebook to the basic principles of how to construct good arguments and how to criticeze bad ones. It is non-technical in its approach and is based on 150 key examples, each discussed and evaluated in clear, illustrative detail. Professor Walton, a leading authority in the field of informal logic, explains how errors, fallacies, and other key failures of argument occur. He shows how correct uses of argument are based on sound strategies for reasoned persuasion and critical responses.
Informal logic: A handbook for critical argument. DN Walton, DN Walton. Cambridge University Press, 1989. Appeal to expert opinion: Arguments from authority. Penn State Press, 2010. The new dialectic: Conversational contexts of argument. University of Toronto Press, 1998. Fundamentals of critical argumentation. Cambridge University Press, 2005. The place of emotion in argument. A pragmatic theory of fallacy. University of Alabama Press, 1995.
For Sale is a brand new version of Informal Logic A Handbook for Critical . The book will be ideally suited to courses in informal logic and in the introduction to philosophy
For Sale is a brand new version of Informal Logic A Handbook for Critical Argumentation by Douglas Walton and is ready for immediate shipment. This is an introductory guidebook to the basic principles of how to construct good arguments and how to criticeze bad ones. The book will be ideally suited to courses in informal logic and in the introduction to philosophy. It will also prove valuable to studetns of pragmatics, rhetoric, and speech communication. Cambridge University Press.
Contributions to informal logic often address specific aspects of scientific, legal, and . Hansen 2011 provides a survey of the methods of informal logic which.
in argument; and the rules that govern argumentative exchange in different communicative contexts.