For the Sake of Argument
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Christopher Hitchens
Categories: Literary Collections
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-12-04 - Publisher: Atlantic Books Ltd

The test of this kind of book is for the reader to be able to open it anywhere and be drawn into the argument; it's a test that Hitchens passes time and time again... He can be devilishly funny, but he is also capable of writing with acid seriousness. --
For the Sake of Argument
Language: en
Pages: 150
Authors: Robert M. Martin
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-15 - Publisher: Broadview Press

Academic philosophy can be puzzling to newcomers. The conventions, terms, and expectations entrenched among philosophers aren’t always clear from the outside. Why are philosophers so preoccupied with finding “the truth”—doesn’t everyone have their own philosophy? Is philosophy so deep and difficult that its literature has to be incomprehensible? What kinds
The Aims of Argument
Language: en
Pages: 691
Authors: Timothy W. Crusius, Carolyn E. Channell
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages

Books about The Aims of Argument
Strategies of Argument
Language: en
Pages: 384
Authors: Mi-Kyoung Lee
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-02-14 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume features fifteen new papers by an international group of scholars in ancient philosophy, with a particular focus on new work in ancient Greek and Roman ethics, epistemology, logic, and science. The papers are organized around five broad topics: Plato, Aristotle's ethics and practical reasoning, Aristotelian logic, Hellenistic ethics,
Dialectics and the Macrostructure of Arguments
Language: en
Pages: 273
Authors: James B. Freeman
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1991 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

Books about Dialectics and the Macrostructure of Arguments