- Author : Sylvan Barnet
- Publisher : Macmillan
- Release Date : 2007-07-09
- Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
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- ISBN 10 : 0312459866
Current Issues and Enduring Questions Book Description :
Comprehensive coverage of classic and contemporary approaches to argument, including Aristotle, Toulmin, and a range of alternative views, making it a versatile text. Readings on contemporary controversies (including the purpose of a college education, immigration, a peacetime draft, and obesity) and classic philosophical questions (such as, "How free is the will of the individual?") are sure to spark student interest and lively discussion and writing. Refined through seven previous editions, it has been revised to address current student interests and trends in argument, research, and writing, and has been updated with compelling new topics and readings and more on analyzing visuals and presenting oral arguments....