Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn’t Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom and the Classroom
A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and bestselling author of How to Write a Sentence. Filled with the wit and observational prowess that shaped Stanley Fish’s acclaimed bestseller How to Write a Sentence, Winning Arguments guides readers through the “greatest hits” of rhetoric. In this clever and engaging guide, Fish offers insight and outlines the crucial keys you need to win any debate, anywhere, anytime—drawn from landmark legal cases, politics, his own career, and even popular film and television. A celebration of clashing minds and viewpoints, Winning Arguments is sure to become a classic.
212 pages ; 22 cm
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
New York, NY
Debates and debating, Persuasion (Rhetoric), Rhetoric, Communication Studies, legal cases, Legal arguments
Communication | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Speech and Rhetorical Studies
Fish, Stanley Eugene, "Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn’t Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom and the Classroom" (2016). Faculty Books. 9.