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Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn’t Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom and the Classroom

Title

Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn’t Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom and the Classroom

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Excerpt

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.

Description

212 pages ; 22 cm

ISBN

9780062226655

Publication Date

2016

Publisher

Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

City

New York, NY

Keywords

Debates and debating, Persuasion (Rhetoric), Rhetoric, Communication Studies, legal cases, Legal arguments

Disciplines

Communication | Social and Behavioral Sciences | Speech and Rhetorical Studies