Arguing Across the Disciplines: A Rhetoric and Reader

Arguing Across the Disciplines: A Rhetoric and Reader

By: Stuart Hirschberg (author), Terry Hirschberg (author)Paperback

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Arguing Across the Disciplinesis the only text of its kind, combining instruction in argumentation with writing across the disciplines through discussion of a diverse selection of classic and contemporary arguments in a wide range of disciplines.

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Part I 1. Reading and Responding to Arguments Rhetoric and Persuasion Critical Reading for Ideas and Organization Identifying a Thesis Responding to What You Read A Sample Essay for Student Annotation Edward T. Hall, "Hidden Culture" (Anthropology) Keeping a Reading Journal Summarizing Three Arguments for Critical Reading (in the Liberal Arts, Social Sciences and Sciences) Roger Ebert, "Great Movies" (Film Criticism) Eric Schlosser, "Kid Kustomers" (Marketing) Loren Eiseley, "How Flowers Changed the World" (Botany) 2. Strategies for Arguing Introduction to the Toulmin Model Kinds of Claims Factual Claims Causal Claims Value Claims Policy Claims Definition Methods of Defining Terms Extended Definition James Baldwin, "If Black English Isn't a Language, Then Tell Me What It Is" 3. Supporting Arguments Using Evidence Testimony of Experts Examples from Personal Experience Hypothetical Cases Analogies Statistics Understanding Warrants Underlying Assumptions Evaluating Types of Warrants Considering the Audience The Rogerian Method The Toulmin Model 4. Arguing in the Disciplines Inquiry in the Liberal Arts, Social Sciences, and Sciences Arguing in the Arts Arguing in Ethics Arguing in History Arguing in Social Sciences Arguing in the Law Arguing in Business Arguing in the Sciences Three Arguments for Analysis Kenneth M. Stampp, "To Make Them Stand in Fear" (History) John M. Darley and Bibb Latane, "Why People Don't Help in a Crisis" (Social Psychology) Arthur D. Hasler and James A. Larsen, "The Homing Salmon" (Ichthyology) 5. Reasoning in Inductive and Deductive Arguments Methods of Reasoning Inductive Reasoning By Means of Causal Generalization, Sampling, and Analogy Deductive Reasoning Logical Fallacies A Sample Inductive Argument for Analysis Garret Hardin, "Lifeboat Ethics" (Ethics) A Sample Deductive Argument for Analysis Milton Friedman, "The Social Responsibility of Business Is to Increase Its Profits" (Economics) 6. The Role of Language in Argument Tone Irony Satire Sample Essay for Analysis Mark Twain's, "The Lowest Animal" (Literature) Language and Persuasion The Ethical Dimension of Persuasion Propaganda Intensifying and Downplaying Two Short Arguments for Analysis Charles Sevilla, "The Case of the Non-Unanimous Jury" (Law) Robert E. Jones, "Justice Can Be Served Despite Dissenting Votes" (Law) 7. Writing and Refuting Arguments Prewriting Invention Strategies Arriving at a Thesis Making up an Outline Writing the Introduction, the Middle, and the Conclusion Audience Writing the First Draft Revising and Rewriting Your Essay Analyzing Someone Else's Argument How to Analyze an Argument Sample Annotated Essay Judith Ortiz Cofer, "The Myth of the Latin Woman" (Cultural Anthropology) Identifying Your Thesis Providing Evidence by Paraphrasing and Quoting Sample Summary A Sample Student Essay, "Examining the Latina Stereotype" based on Cofer's Essay Refuting Arguments Analyzing an Argument and Inventing Your Own An Argument with a Student's Refutation Esther Vilar, "The Business World as a Hunting Ground" (Cultural Anthropology) A Student's Refutation of Vilar's Essay, "Are Men Really the Slaves of Women?" 8. Reading and Analyzing Visual Texts Elements of Design Analyzing a Web site Tables, Graphs, and Charts Reading Images as Cultural Signs Case Study for the Paper Clip Project Techniques of Advertising Portfolio of Ads to Analyze 9. Writing Arguments from Sources Finding a Question to Answer Using the Library Using the On-line Computer Catalog Using Periodical Indexes Using Book Reviews, Newspaper Indexes and Abstracts, Field Research and Interviews Using Computerized Data Bases Evaluating Source Material Drawing Up a Working Bibliography Tips for Evaluating Electronic Sources The Dangers of Undocumented Sources Note-taking Procedures Using Your Notes to Create an Outline The Preliminary Thesis Statement Creating the Rough Draft Revising the Rough Draft into a Final Draft Revising and Editing with a Computer Preparing the Manuscript The MLA Style of In-text Citation Sample Research Paper in MLA Style The APA Style of In-text Citation Sample Research Paper in APA Style Using the CSE Style to Document the Manuscript Sample Research Paper in CSE Style Part II LIBERAL ARTS Art and Architecture Richard Keller Simon, "The Shopping Mall and the Formal Garden" Ethics and Bioethics Hans Ruesch, "Slaughter of the Innocent" Philip Wheelwright, "The Meaning of Ethics" History Fred Kaplan, "The End of History" Journalism Lance Morrow, "Imprisoning Time in a Rectangle" Language Helen Keller Literature Ursula Le Guin, "American SF and the Other" Music Aaron Copland, "Film Music" Philosophy and Religion Jean Paul Sartre, "Existentialism" SOCIAL SCIENCES American Studies Philip Slater, "Want-Creation Fuels Americans' Addictiveness" Business and Marketing Robert F. Hartley, "The Edsel: Marketing, Planning and Research Gone Awry" Communication Neil Postman and Steve Powers, "TV News as Entertainment" Cultural Anthropology Harold Miner, "Body Rituals of the Nacirema" Economics Thomas Robert Malthus, "The Principle of Population" Education Nat Hentoff, "'Speech Codes' on the Campus and Problems of Free Speech" Political Science Daniela Deane, "The Little Emperors" Martin Luther King, Jr., "I Have a Dream" Psychology Stanley Milgram, "The Perils of Obedience" Philip G. Zimbardo, "The Stanford Prison Experiment" Sociology Gloria Steinem, "The Time Factor" SCIENCE Biology Charles Darwin, "From on the Origin of Species" Robert Sapolsky, "Bugs in the Brain" Eric Scigliano, , "Through the Eye of an Octopus" Ecology and Environmental Studies Elizabeth Kolbert, "Shishmaref, Alaska" Joseph K. Skinner, "Big Mac and the Tropical Forests" Engineering Donald A. Norman, "Emotional Robots" Epidemiology Gina Kolata, "An Incident in Hong Kong" Zoology Donald R. Griffin, "Wordy Apes" Gunjan Sinha, "You Dirty Vole" Genetics and Bioengineering Carol Grunewald, "Monsters of the Brave New World" Medicine George E. Vaillant, "We Should Retain the Disease Concept of Alcoholism" Oceanography Thor Heyerdahl, "How to Kill an Ocean" Physics Charles H. Townes, "Harnessing Light"

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  • publication date: 07/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780321419255
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 608
  • ID: 9780321419255
  • weight: 803
  • ISBN10: 0321419251

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