Fundamentals of Critical Argumentation (Critical Reasoning and Argumentation) by Douglas Walton
English | October 31, 2005 | ISBN: 0521530202 | 361 pages | PDF | 1 MB

Presenting the basic tools for the identification, analysis, and evaluation of common arguments for beginners, this book informs by using examples of arguments in dialogues, both in the text itself and in the exercises. (Examples of controversial legal, political, and ethical arguments are analyzed.) Illustrating the most common kinds of arguments, the book also explains how to evaluate each kind by critical questioning.