Rottenberg ; Annette T ; Winchell ; Donna Haisty
The book “Elements of Argument” combines a comprehensive argument text on critical thinking, reading, writing, and research with an extensive reader on both contemporary and time-honored contentious topics. It provides students with everything they need to perform analysis, conduct research, and compose arguments. The Toulmin, Aristotelian, and Rogerian models of argument are discussed in detail in Elements of Argument, which has also been meticulously updated to include current selections that students will find interesting to read. It has been updated to incorporate more support for academic writing, turning it into a resource that can be utilized in any teaching setting. The print book costs twice as much as the electronic edition, which is available for half the price. Read the introduction first.