A Rulebook for Arguments. Anthony Weston
ISBN: 9780872201576 | 63 pages | 2 Mb
A Rulebook for Arguments Anthony Weston
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company
It's a useful collection of 45 specific rules for writing or arguing correctly. Luckily, Dershowitz's justificatory hopping-around between the “unprecedented threat”, “not PoWs”, and “no rules” arguments makes it hard to be sure that this is indeed what he is saying. If a player does not have their Codex, Rulebook, or current FAQ's/Errata's they forfeit any rules disputes they are involved in. Nevertheless, it turns out to be as helpful for scrutinizing arguments. Judges will be present in order to assist with any questionable rules arguments. A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston Initially I thought the book was mainly useful for building arguments. A Rulebook for Arguments · Buy from It is not a textbook, but a rulebook, whose goal is to help students get on with writing a paper or assessing an argument. For basic logic, argumentation and fallacies, I like Anthony Weston's A Rulebook for Arguments. A Rulebook for Arguments by Anthony Weston. Obviously, Example #1 targets subway riders who've never taken the LSAT, while Example #2 is strikingly similar to those given in "A Rulebook for Arguments", Steve's recommended text for all LSAT test-takers. Anthony Weston's A Rulebook for Arguments would provide a useful guide to writers and politicians or indeed anyone whose mental health, and the sanity of those around them, would be improved by clarity of thought. This little book is recommended for 9th-graders in The Well-Trained Mind. A more comprehensive text that I like is Richard Feldman's Reason & Argument.