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Good arguments

an introduction to critical thinking

by C. A. Missimer

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Published by Prentice Hall in Englewood Cliffs, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Logic.,
  • Critical thinking.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementC.A. Missimer.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBC177 .M57 1995
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 234 p. :
    Number of Pages234
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1104252M
    ISBN 100133118045, 0133118045
    LC Control Number94029315


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Good Reasons with Contemporary Arguments Seventh Edition Lester Faigley University of Texas at Austin Jack Selzer The Pennsylvania State University Jessica Enoch University of Maryland Scott Wible University of Maryland Hudson Street, NY NY 1 .