How to Win an Argument

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9780070232150: How to Win an Argument

How to Win an Argument is a practical, often amusing guide to the art of arguing that offers proven techniques to build confidence and keep you prepared. Includes scripts of sample arguments to illustrate techniques in practice and skill-reinforcing interactive quizzes.

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This is a HOW to book that makes sense. No doubt because it is based on a thorough understanding of the peculiarities and possibilities of argumentation. -- Frans H. van Eemeren, Professor of Speech Communication, Argumentation Theory, and Rhetoric?University of Amsterdam If argumentation is important, then this book will be of inestimable value. St. Catherine's Standard Praise for the First and Second Editions: Insightful, instructive, and enjoyable to read... Publishers Weekly Praise for the First and Second Editions: Insightful, instructive, and enjoyable to read. Publishers Weekly

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Proven techniques for getting your point across and winning arguments

If you′ve ever felt the frustration of losing an argument—even when you knew you were right—to someone more skilled in pressing their point (and your hot buttons), this book is for you. This practical, often amusing guide gives you the tools you need to make your point clearly in any disagreement, from a formal debate to a roaring shouting match. You′ll find:

  • Strategies for identifying—and avoiding—the common traps your opponents may set for you
  • Sample arguments spotlighting current issues with notes that analyze both weak and strong techniques
  • Interactive quizzes that help reinforce your new skills and build confidence—"Insightful, instructive, and enjoyable to read."—Publishers Weekly

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