Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments, 7th edition

  • Lester Faigley, 
  • Jack Selzer

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Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments offers a practical, visually engaging introduction to argument supported by provocative readings on contemporary issues. The text avoids complicated schemes and terminology in favor of practical ways of finding "good reasons" to argue for the positions you take.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2018

ISBN-13: 9780137529261

Subject: Composition

Category: Argument

Table of contents

I. Reading and Discovering Arguments
1. Making an Effective Argument
2. Reading Arguments
3. Finding Arguments
4. Drafting Arguments
5. Revising and Editing Arguments

II. Analyzing Arguments
6. Analyzing Written Arguments
7. Analyzing Visual and Multimedia Arguments

III. Writing Arguments
8. Definition Arguments
9. Causal Arguments
10. Evaluation Arguments
11. Narrative Arguments
12. Rebuttal Arguments
13. Proposal Arguments

IV. Designing and Presenting Arguments
14. Designing Multimedia Arguments
15. Presenting Arguments

V. Researching Arguments
16. Planning Research
17. Finding Sources
18. Evaluating and Recording Sources
19. Writing the Research Project
20. Documenting Sources in MLA Style
21. Documenting Sources in APA Style

VI. Contemporary Arguments
22. Sustainability
23. City Life
24. Education
25. Science and Ethics
26. Regulating Substances, Regulating Bodies
27. Brave New Gadgets

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