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Intro_to_argument - AnIntroductionto Moving people to a belief position or course of action an argument involves the process of establishing a

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An Introduction to  Persuasion and Argument Moving people to a belief, position, or course of action
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What Exactly is an Argument? What Exactly is an Argument? an argument involves the process of establishing a claim and then proving it with the use of logical reasoning, examples, and research
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The Importance of The Importance of Argument and Persuasion Argument and Persuasion In everyday life… appealing a grade, asking for a raise, applying for a job, negotiating the price of a new car, arguing in traffic court In academic life… defending your ideas, engaging in intellectual debate On the job… getting people to listen to your ideas, winning buy-in, getting your boss to notice, getting cooperation, moving people to action In writing… irrefutably making your point, writing to be read In reading and listening… critically evaluating other’s arguments, protecting yourself from unethical persuasive tactics, recognizing faulty reasoning when you see it
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The Essential Ingredients of an Argument The Essential Ingredients of an Argument An issue open to debate Your position on the issue Your reasons for that position Evidence to support your reasons experience, expert opinion, research, statistics
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The Role of Your Audience The Role of Your Audience Audience awareness is absolutely essential to successful persuasion and argument; therefore…
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This note was uploaded on 07/14/2010 for the course ENGL 015 taught by Professor Travers during the Spring '10 term at Peru State.

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