Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice

Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice

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George Pullman's lively and accessible introduction to the study of persuasion is an ideal text for use in courses where the understanding and practice of argumentation, rhetoric, and critical thinking are central. Continually challenging his readers to seek and recognize sound evidence, to question the obvious, and to assess and reassess the credibility of claims made by others--including the author's own--Pullman shows the way to strong writing, effective speaking, and rigorous critical thinking.Below is an example from Roman tradi- tion, specifically an interpretation of what is offered in Ciceroa#39;s On Invention (De ... A common five-paragraph essay pattern looks something like this: I think that everyone should spend three hours in theanbsp;...

Title:Persuasion: History, Theory, Practice
Author:George Pullman
Publisher:Hackett Publishing - 2013-09-15


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