Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing, Ninth edition is a compact however total guide to argumentation and critical thinking. Comprising the text part of the extensively embraced Current Issues and Enduring Questions, it makes use of the authors’ double proficiency in thorough rhetorical techniques and reliable convincing writing to assistance university student move from critical thinking to argumentative and investigated writing. This extremely flexible book consists of thorough protection of timeless and modern techniques to argument, from Toulmin to Aristotelian, to a brand-new chapter on rhetorical analysis of popular culture texts, along with 35 readings (consisting of e-Pages that permit students to benefit from dealing with multimodal arguments on the Web), and a casebook on the person and the state. This inexpensive guide can stand alone or supplement a bigger anthology of readings.
Authors: Sylvan Barnet, John O’Hara and Hugo Bedau