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The Art of Argument: An Introduction to the Informal Fallacies, Student Text, Revised
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Young teens will encounter many fallacious arguments both in their youth and as they grow into a fully adult world. From billboards to college professors to politicians, false types of arguments are used everywhere. Learn to discern what arguments are valid and which are not with The Art of Argument. Teaching teens to identify twenty-eight informal fallacies, each chapter is filled with examples, illustrations, review questions, and sometimes even advertisements, dialouge and other real-world examples. 229 pages, softcover with glossary. Jr. High Students.
Number of Pages: 230
Vendor: Classical Academic Press
|Publication Date: 2010|
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Mimi T4 Stars Out Of 5The Art of ArgumentationOctober 23, 2014Mimi TQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4This is a subject that is being taught in our Co-op and we are just loving it. The kids are learning lots, especially now with the political ads on TV.
1026Age: 35-44Gender: female3 Stars Out Of 5Sr. High level, not Jr. High studentsOctober 9, 20131026Age: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 3Value: 4Meets Expectations: 2The material is very well presented in the text. However, the concepts and Latin vocab are much too complex for Jr. High students. Suggested level should be for 11-12th graders. Preview before purchasing.
BellaohioAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5great toolOctober 1, 2013BellaohioAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5I definitely would recommend this book to anybody.
Trish MartinVirginiaAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5For a college class!September 14, 2013Trish MartinVirginiaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5My daughter had to buy this book for Regent University Government 196! She read through it in a short time because she enjoyed it so much. It's a great book for any student with appropriate reading skills, but it's also useful enough to be used in a college class. Excellent book!
indirtTXAge: 35-44Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5July 8, 2010indirtTXAge: 35-44Gender: femaleThis is a very thorough curriculum. Though it has some playful examples, it is most serious about teaching the Art of Argument and discernment of an argument. The material is for a very mature jr. higher, but for an average student, it is better taught in high school. Make time to really delve into the concepts and find examples in current issues and conversations to help remember the fallacies. We took longer than a semester with it.
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Q: more specificallly, what type of information is contained in the cd. is it a supplement to the lesson and if so, in what way??
This does not come with a CD, but the supplemental DVD (WW510632) contains 28 video sessions discussing each of the fallacies contained in this text.
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