One of the most difficult things students within higher education have to learn is how to argue. Yet students are usually confused and intimidated by this prospect. One of the most difficult things students within higher education have to learn is how to argue. Indeed, if there is one key intellectual distinction between tertiary. The new and expanded edition of this short skills text elucidates key techniques and best practice for ensuring a cohesive, rigorous and convincing argument.
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How to Argue Alastair Bonnett No preview available – Enrika rated it really liked it Sep 22, Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Michelle rated it it was amazing Jun 03, Shivakrishna marked it as to-read Feb 11, And since the skill of argument is something their instructors have learnt more by a kind of intellectual osmosis than formal tuition they are often ill-equipped to provide clear or coherent help.
Alastair Bonnett is a professor of social geography at Newcastle University.
So it is that the most important intellectual characteristic of tertiary education in the social sciences and humanities is also one of the least well taught and most neglected. Book ratings by Goodreads. How to Argue aims argur address these fears.
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In many cases they are unsure what is meant when they ‘must have an argument’. Appropriate for students across the disciplines, the author first deconstructs the basic principles that make good argument, and then – using appropriate examples and case studies to illustrate develops practical skills and techniques for students to apply in their academic career and beyond.
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