Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments

Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments, 7th edition

  • Lester Faigley, 
  • Jack Selzer

Choose the option that's right for you

Single

$9.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $39.96

  • Access this eText title
  • Up to 2 devices

Multi

$14.99 / mo

4-month minimum term for $59.96

  • Access over 1,500 titles
  • Up to 2 devices
  • Discounted tutor access

Learn more, spend less

  • Icon

    Watch and learn

    Videos & animations bring concepts to life

  • Icon

    Listen on the go

    Learn how you like with full eText audio

  • Icon

    Learn anytime, anywhere

    Get the app to access your eText whenever you need it

  • Icon

    Make it your own

    Your notes. Your highlights. Your eText

  • Icon

    Find it fast

    Quickly navigate your eText with search

Overview

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

Your questions answered

Introducing Pearson+. Reimagined learning, designed for you. Choose from one eText or over 1,500 eTexts and study tools, all in one place, for one low monthly subscription. A new way to buy books that fits your budget. Make the most of your study time with offline access, enhanced search, notes and flashcards — to get organized, get the work done quicker and get results. Plus, with the app, put textbooks in your pocket and learn wherever. It's time to upgrade the textbook and simplify learning, so you can have time to live too.

Pearson eText is an easy-to-use digital textbook available from Pearson+. Make it your own by adding notes and highlights. Download the Pearson+ mobile app to learn on the go, even offline. Listen on the go with our new audiobook feature, available for most titles.

When you choose a plan, you're signing up for a 4-month term. We will charge your payment method each month until your 4-month term has ended. After that, we'll automatically renew your subscription and charge you on a month-to-month basis unless you turn off auto-renewal in My account.

When you purchase a Pearson+ subscription, it will last a minimum of 4 months, and then automatically renew each month thereafter unless you turn off auto-renew in My account.

If you want to stop your subscription at the end of your 4-month term, simply turn off auto-renew from My account. To avoid the next payment charge, make sure you turn auto renewal off 1 day before the auto renewal date.

You can subscribe again after auto-renew has been turned off by purchasing another Pearson+ subscription.

We use your credit card to renew your subscription automatically. To make sure your learning is uninterrupted, please check your card details before your first monthly payment.

With a Multi Pearson+ subscription plan, you can download up to 5 titles on the Pearson+ app from My list on each of your authorized devices every month.

When you're using your Multi Pearson+ subscription plan in a browser, you can select and read from as many titles as you like.