Thank You for Arguing, Fourth Edition (Revised and Updated)
Score: 3.5
From 7 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing, Fourth Edition (Revised and Updated)


  • Author: Jay Heinrichs
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • File Size: 2938932 Bytes


The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully “Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs.”—Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs’s Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history’s greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama. Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero’s three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe’s Sham...

Thank You for Arguing  Fourth Edition  Revised and Updated

Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593237380


Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated Book Description :

The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully "Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs."--Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs's Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history's greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama. Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero's three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe's Shameless Trick for lowering an audience's expectations, this fascina...

Thank You for Arguing  Fourth Edition  Revised and Updated

Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Broadway Books
  • Release Date : 2020-04-21
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780593237397


Thank You for Arguing Fourth Edition Revised and Updated Book Description :

The definitive guide to getting your way, revised and updated with new material on writing, speaking, framing, and other key tools for arguing more powerfully “Cross Cicero with David Letterman and you get Jay Heinrichs.”—Joseph Ellis, Pulitzer Prize–winning author of The Quartet and American Sphinx Now in its fourth edition, Jay Heinrichs’s Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by history’s greatest professors, ranging from Queen Victoria and Winston Churchill to Homer Simpson and Barack Obama. Filled with time-tested secrets for emerging victorious from any dispute, including Cicero’s three-step strategy for inspiring action and Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick for lowering an audience’s expectati...

Thank You for Arguing
Score: 4
From 6 Ratings

Thank You for Arguing


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2008-02-12
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0307450562


Thank You for Arguing Book Description :

Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets the book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to actionÑas well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of “code” language to appeal to specific groups and an eye-opening assortment of popular-culture dodges, including: The Eddie Haskell Ploy Eminem’s Rules of Decorum The Belushi Paradigm Stalin’s Timing Secret The Yoda Technique Whether you’re an inveterate lover of language books or just want to win ...

Thank You For Arguing  Revised and Updated Edition
Score: 3.5
From 5 Ratings

Thank You For Arguing Revised and Updated Edition


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press
  • Release Date : 2013-08-06
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780385347785


Thank You For Arguing Revised and Updated Edition Book Description :

For when you really have to get your point across… *Expanded and Revised: Including new chapters on leadership, Obama’s oratorical mastery, the pitfalls of apologies—and an “Argument Lab” section to put your new skills to the test.* Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. The time-tested secrets this book discloses include Cicero’s three-step strategy for moving an audience to action—as well as Honest Abe’s Shameless Trick of lowering an audience’s expectations by pretending to be unpolished. But it’s also replete with contemporary techniques such as politicians’ use of “code” language to appeal to specific groups and an eye-ope...

Word Hero

Word Hero


  • Author : Jay Heinrichs
  • Publisher : Three Rivers Press (CA)
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Genre: Language Arts & Disciplines
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780307716361


Word Hero Book Description :

Explains how to construct and deliver the most witty, memorable lines in conversation and in print. By the author of Thank You for Arguing. Original....

Words Like Loaded Pistols
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Words Like Loaded Pistols


  • Author : Sam Leith
  • Publisher : Basic Books
  • Release Date : 2016-04-26
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780465096688


Words Like Loaded Pistols Book Description :

In Words Like Loaded Pistols, Sam Leith traces the art of persuasion, beginning in ancient Syracuse and taking us on detours as varied and fascinating as Elizabethan England, Milton's Satanic realm, the Springfield of Abraham Lincoln and the Springfield of Homer Simpson. He explains how language has been used by the great heroes of rhetoric (such as Cicero and Martin Luther King Jr.), as well as some villains (like Adolf Hitler and Richard Nixon.) Words Like Loaded Pistols is a primer to rhetoric's key techniques; you'll find out how to build your own memory-palace; you'll be introduced to the Three Musketeers: Ethos, Pathos and Logos; and you'll learn how to use chiasmus with confidence and occultation without thinking about it. Most importantly of ...

How to Win Every Argument
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

How to Win Every Argument


  • Author : Madsen Pirie
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-12
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781472523969


How to Win Every Argument Book Description :

In the second edition of this witty and infectious book, Madsen Pirie builds upon his guide to using - and indeed abusing - logic in order to win arguments. By including new chapters on how to win arguments in writing, in the pub, with a friend, on Facebook and in 140 characters (on Twitter), Pirie provides the complete guide to triumphing in altercations ranging from the everyday to the downright serious. He identifies with devastating examples all the most common fallacies popularly used in argument. We all like to think of ourselves as clear-headed and logical - but all readers will find in this book fallacies of which they themselves are guilty. The author shows you how to simultaneously strengthen your own thinking and identify the weaknesses in...

How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable

How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable


  • Author : Ben Aldrridge
  • Publisher : Watkins Media Limited
  • Release Date : 2020-06-09
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781786783790


How to Be Comfortable with Being Uncomfortable Book Description :

Join Ben Aldridge as he offers a selection of strange and wonderful challenges designed to take you out of your comfort zone and into the unknown. Ben shows you that learning new skills, mental and physical, will help you to cultivate a stronger, healthier more resilient mindset to face your everyday challenges. "A really great and novel way to encourage people to push themselves beyond their comfort zone and engender self-reliance." -- Levison Wood After debilitating anxiety and panic attacks began to impact his daily life, Ben Aldridge decided to tackle his mental health issues in a creative way. His journey led him on a year of completing weird and wonderful challenges in the name of self-improvement. By deliberately leaving his comfort zone and e...

The Physics of Glaciers
Score: 2
From 1 Ratings

The Physics of Glaciers


  • Author : W. S. B. Paterson
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-10-27
  • Genre: Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781483287256


The Physics of Glaciers Book Description :

This updated and expanded version of the second edition explains the physical principles underlying the behaviour of glaciers and ice sheets. The text has been revised in order to keep pace with the extensive developments which have occurred since 1981. A new chapter, of major interest, concentrates on the deformation of subglacial till. The book concludes with a chapter on information regarding past climate and atmospheric composition obtainable from ice cores....

Bibliostyle

Bibliostyle


  • Author : Nina Freudenberger
  • Publisher : Clarkson Potter
  • Release Date : 2019-10-22
  • Genre: House & Home
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780525575443


Bibliostyle Book Description :

"Interior designer Nina Freudenberger, New Yorker writer Sadie Stein, and Architectural Digest photographer Shade Degges give readers a peek at the private libraries and bookshelves of passionate readers all over the world, including Larry McMurtry, Silvia Whitman of Shakespeare and Co., Gay and Nan Talese, and Emma Straub. Throughout, gorgeous photographs of rooms with rare collections, floor-to-ceiling shelves, and stacks upon stacks of books inspire readers to live better with their own collections"--Amazon.com....