Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice

Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice

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George Pullman's lively and accessible introduction to the study of persuasion is an ideal text for use in courses where the understanding and practice of argumentation, rhetoric, and critical thinking are central. Continually challenging his readers to seek and recognize sound evidence, to question the obvious, and to assess and reassess the credibility of claims made by others--including the author's own--Pullman shows the way to strong writing, effective speaking, and rigorous critical thinking.From this point on we are going to look more closely at the academic essay and some closely aligned argumentative forms. Ia#39;m thinking here in particular of ... have to write in college will be an argumentative essay. The hallmark ofacademic anbsp;...

Title:Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice
Author: George Pullman
Publisher:Hackett Publishing - 2013-09-15


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