Reading Argumentative Texts

Reading Argumentative Texts

Analytic Tools to Improve Understanding

James E. Scheuermann


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This book is an introduction to acquiring and mastering tools you can use to better understand the meaning of nonfiction, argumentative texts. These texts include editorials in newspapers, magazines, and internet websites; articles, essays, and books in various academic fields (history, philosophy, political science, psychology, sociology); and printed speeches, sermons, and lectures.


James E. Scheuermann:

James E. Scheuermann received his B.A. (in history) and his Ph.D. (in philosophy) from the University of Chicago. He received his J.D. from the University of Pittsburgh School of Law. He is a former high school and college teacher and for more than thirty years has been a practicing lawyer with a major international law firm. He is the author of numerous articles in scholarly philosophy journals, law reviews, and in other legal publications.