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Argument and Evidence: Critical Analysis for the Social Sciences Peter J. Phelan

Argument and Evidence: Critical Analysis for the Social Sciences

Peter J. Phelan

Published January 1st 2002
ISBN : 9781134824014
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272 pages
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 About the Book 

Phelan and Reynolds book is for anyone who needs to evaluate arguments and interpret evidence. It deals with the most fundamental aspects of academic study:* the ability to reason with ideas and evidence* to formulate arguments effectively* toMorePhelan and Reynolds book is for anyone who needs to evaluate arguments and interpret evidence. It deals with the most fundamental aspects of academic study:* the ability to reason with ideas and evidence* to formulate arguments effectively* to appreciate the interplay between ideas and evidence in academic and media debateArgument and Evidence presents aspects of informal logic and statistical theory in a comprehensible way, enabling students to acquire skills in critical thinking which will outlast their undergraduate studies. Ideal as a companion for courses on methodology or study skills, Argument and Evidence will also be useful for other disciplines in the social sciences and humanities.