Preface. Introduction. 1. A Code of Intellectual Conduct. 2. What is an Argument? 3. What is a Good Argument? 4. What is a Fallacy? 5. Fallacies That Violate the Structural Criterion. 6. Fallacies That Violate the Relevance Criterion. 7. Fallacies That Violate the Acceptability Criterion. 8. Fallacies That Violate the Sufficiency Criterion. 9. Fallacies That Violate the Rebuttal Criterion. 10.Writing the Argumentative Essay. Glossary of Fallacies. Answers to Selected Assignments. Index.
T. Edward Damer received his Ph.D. from Boston University and currently teaches at Emory and Henry College.
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