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Product Description: This book, originally published in 1989 discusses an issue central to all philosophical argument – the relation between persuasion and truth. The techniques of persuasion are indirect and not always fully transparent. Whether philosophers and theoreticians are for or against the use of rhetoric, they engage in rhetorical practice none the less...read more

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9781138691469 | Routledge, August 15, 2016, cover price $125.00 | About this edition: This book, originally published in 1989 discusses an issue central to all philosophical argument – the relation between persuasion and truth.

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9780415030441 | Routledge Kegan & Paul, September 1, 1989, cover price $16.95 | About this edition: Whether philosophers are for or against the use of rhetoric, they engage in rhetorical practice nonetheless.

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Product Description: James Patrick Kelly is one of science fiction's modern masters. Kelly has been awarded several of science fiction's highest honors. He won the Hugo Award for his novelette "Think Like a Dinosaur" (1995) and again for his novelette "10-16 to 1" (1999)...read more
By John Pelan (editor)

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9781613470701 | Ltd sgd edition (Centipede Pr, May 17, 2016), cover price $95.00 | About this edition: James Patrick Kelly is one of science fiction's modern masters.

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9780534520960, titled "Writing Philosophy Papers" | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 1999, cover price $28.95 | also contains Writing Philosophy Papers | About this edition: Unlike other writing guide books, WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS is written specifically for philosophy students as an all-in-one guide to the mechanics of writing and to the organization, style, and reasoning of several varieties of philosophy papers.

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Product Description: Philosophical Writing: An Introduction, 4th Edition, features numerous updates and revisions to A. P. Martinich’s best-selling text that instructs beginning philosophy students on how to craft a well-written philosophical essay...read more

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9781119010036 | 4th edition (Blackwell Pub, September 8, 2015), cover price $24.95 | About this edition: Philosophical Writing: An Introduction, 4th Edition, features numerous updates and revisions to A.
9780136641032 | Prentice Hall, November 1, 1988, cover price $21.30 | About this edition: Substantially updated and revised, the third edition of Philosophical Writing is designed to help those with little or no experience in philosophy to think and write successfully.

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9781405143929 | 3 edition (Blackwell Pub, February 24, 2009), cover price $21.95

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Product Description: A call to action to address people’s psychological and social motives for a belief in God, rather than debate the existence of God   With every argument for theism long since discredited, the result is that atheism has become little more than the noises reasonable people make in the presence of unjustified religious beliefs...read more

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9781634310369 | Pitchstone Llc, December 1, 2015, cover price $15.95 | About this edition: A call to action to address people’s psychological and social motives for a belief in God, rather than debate the existence of God   With every argument for theism long since discredited, the result is that atheism has become little more than the noises reasonable people make in the presence of unjustified religious beliefs.
9780534197582, titled "Writing Philosophy Papers" | Wadsworth Pub Co, March 1, 1993, cover price $16.95 | also contains Writing Philosophy Papers | About this edition: Unlike other writing guide books, WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS is written specifically for philosophy students as an all-in-one guide to the mechanics of writing and to the organization, style, and reasoning of several varieties of philosophy papers.

This text covers the many kinds of writing assignments in philosophy for which students are often ill-prepared. With this text they will have the resources to learn necessary skills, e.g., organization, documentation, how to write a thesis defense or comparison and contrast paper.

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9780534506520, titled "Writing Philosophy Papers" | Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | also contains Writing Philosophy Papers | About this edition: This text covers the many kinds of writing assignments in philosophy for which students are often ill-prepared.

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9781631080296 | Unabridged edition (Oasis Audio, August 8, 2015), cover price $43.99

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Product Description: Master basic skills of philosophical writing   The Philosophy Student Writer’s Manual, 3/e provides readers with the tools needed to write successful philosophy papers. The manual includes general background information on philosophy, helpful writing strategies, research tips, format instructions, and more...read more

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9780205921034 | 3 student edition (Prentice Hall, November 21, 2013), cover price $41.00 | About this edition: Master basic skills of philosophical writing   The Philosophy Student Writer’s Manual, 3/e provides readers with the tools needed to write successful philosophy papers.

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Product Description: In The Unity of Content and Form in Philosophical Writing, Jon Stewart argues that there is a close relation between content and form in philosophical writing. While this might seem obvious at first glance, it is overlooked in the current climate of Anglophone academic philosophy, which, Stewart contends, accepts only a single genre as proper for philosophical expression...read more

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9781472512765 | Bloomsbury USA Academic, September 12, 2013, cover price $120.00 | About this edition: In The Unity of Content and Form in Philosophical Writing, Jon Stewart argues that there is a close relation between content and form in philosophical writing.

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Product Description: Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism is increasingly influencing the shape of the world from business and politics to achieving personal goals. Here, Leonard Peikoff—Rand’s heir—explains how you can communicate philosophical ideas with conviction, logic, and, most of all, reason...read more
By Leonard Peikoff and Barry Wood (editor)

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9780451418159, titled "Objective Communication: Writing, Speaking, and Arguing" | New Amer Library, September 3, 2013, cover price $17.00 | About this edition: Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism is increasingly influencing the shape of the world from business and politics to achieving personal goals.

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Product Description: New for 2013, Richard Scarry’s Busy Kids! These activity books introduce the basic concepts of early learning while using the classic characters to provide an engaging and entertaining visual experience. Written by professionals with many education titles to their credit, you can be assured that the concepts being taught are correlated to the classroom curriculum...read more
By Huck Scarry (illustrator) and Richard Scarry

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9781622430925 | Act csm edition (Riverstream Pub, June 1, 2013), cover price $6.95 | About this edition: New for 2013, Richard Scarry’s Busy Kids!
9780312100827, titled "Thinking and Writing About Philosophy" | Bedford/st Martins, March 1, 1996, cover price $20.60 | also contains Thinking and Writing About Philosophy | About this edition: With 16 readings by prominent philosophers and 8 examples of student writing, this concise and inexpensive guide discusses every stage of reading, analyzing, and responding to philosophical texts and arguments and offers thorough coverage of research and documentation.

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Product Description: This study is the first comprehensive presentation of Kierkegaard s method of an indirect communication from a philosophical perspective. The indirect communication is described as Kierkegaard s method of thinking. Indirect communication not only represents a form of broken communication but also a theory on the limits of language and concept and a counterconcept to the systematically hermetic form...read more

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9783110251647, titled "Der Rückstoß Der Methode/ the Backlash of the Method: Kierkegaard Und Die Indirekte Mitteilung/ Kierkegaard and the Indirect Communication" | Walter De Gruyter Inc, November 30, 2012, cover price $182.00 | About this edition: This study is the first comprehensive presentation of Kierkegaard s method of an indirect communication from a philosophical perspective.

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Product Description: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy has been praised as an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches new philosophy students how to read, evaluate, and write in a critical manner. Concise, accessible language and ample use of examples and study modules help students gain the basic knowledge necessary to succeed in undergraduate philosophy courses, and to apply that knowledge to achieve success in other disciplines as well...read more

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9781442205215 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 22, 2011), cover price $72.00 | About this edition: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy has been praised as an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches new philosophy students how to read, evaluate, and write in a critical manner.

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9781442205222 | 2 edition (Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, August 22, 2011), cover price $22.00 | About this edition: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy has been praised as an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches new philosophy students how to read, evaluate, and write in a critical manner.

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Product Description: Academic Writing, Philosophy and Genre
By Michael A. Peters (editor)

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9781405194006 | Blackwell Pub, June 29, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: Academic Writing, Philosophy and Genre

Writing to Reason presents the principles of writing a clear and well-argued philosophy paper in an easily-referenced numerical format, which facilitates efficient grading and clearer communication between instructors and students. Points out the most common problems students have achieving these objectives Increases efficiencies for instructors in grading papers Presents students with clearer information, objectivity, and transparency about their graded results Facilitates clearer communication between instructors and students

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9781405171007 | Blackwell Pub, July 30, 2008, cover price $49.95

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9781405170994 | Blackwell Pub, March 21, 2008, cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Writing to Reason presents the principles of writing a clear and well-argued philosophy paper in an easily-referenced numerical format, which facilitates efficient grading and clearer communication between instructors and students.

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Product Description: Discover an all-in-one guide to writing with Seech's WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS, 5e. Written specifically for philosophy students, this unique book leads you through every aspect of writing philosophy papers and is an invaluable tool for any philosophy class that includes writing assignments...read more

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9780495506843 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, February 22, 2008), cover price $79.95 | About this edition: Discover an all-in-one guide to writing with Seech's WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS, 5e.
9780534585273 | 4th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 2003), cover price $83.95
9780534520960 | Wadsworth Pub Co, August 1, 1999, cover price $28.95 | also contains James Patrick Kelly | About this edition: Unlike other writing guide books, WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS is written specifically for philosophy students as an all-in-one guide to the mechanics of writing and to the organization, style, and reasoning of several varieties of philosophy papers.
9780534506520 | Wadsworth Pub Co, July 1, 1996, cover price $19.95 | also contains God's Crime Scene: A Cold-case Detective Examines the Evidence for a Divinely Created Universe, Library Edition | About this edition: This text covers the many kinds of writing assignments in philosophy for which students are often ill-prepared.
9780534197582 | Wadsworth Pub Co, March 1, 1993, cover price $16.95 | also contains Everybody Is Wrong About God | About this edition: Unlike other writing guide books, WRITING PHILOSOPHY PAPERS is written specifically for philosophy students as an all-in-one guide to the mechanics of writing and to the organization, style, and reasoning of several varieties of philosophy papers.

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Product Description: Edited and assembled by one of philosophy's foremost scholars in collaboration with a distinguished teacher, this introductory anthology offers both classic and contemporary primary source readings and schools students in developing distinctly philosophical habits of mind...read more

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9780205639472 | 2 reprint edition (Prentice Hall, December 15, 2007), cover price $158.00 | About this edition: Edited and assembled by one of philosophy's foremost scholars in collaboration with a distinguished teacher, this introductory anthology offers both classic and contemporary primary source readings and schools students in developing distinctly philosophical habits of mind.
9780205539376 | 2 edition (Longman Pub Group, July 15, 2007), cover price $90.20 | About this edition: Edited and assembled by one of philosophy's foremost scholars, in collaboration with a distinguished teacher, this introductory anthology offers both classic and contemporary primary source readings and schools students in developing distinctly philosophical habits of mind.
9780321236593 | Longman Pub Group, December 16, 2004, cover price $90.60 | About this edition: Offers the reader a process for thinking philosophically and provides immediate guidance in reading philosophical work through margin annotations.

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Product Description: Originally given in 1953 as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, On Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis that profundity and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather required companions...read more

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9780837119755 | Greenwood Pub Group, June 1, 1969, cover price $57.95 | About this edition: Originally given in 1953 as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, On Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis that profundity and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather required companions.

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9781890318536 | St Augustine Pr Inc, June 30, 2009, cover price $15.00 | About this edition: Originally given in 1953 as the Adamson Lecture at Manchester University, On Philosophical Style has become the classic presentation of the thesis that profundity and clarity are not opposed philosophical virtues but rather required companions.

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Product Description: Clear and concise, this brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers. Contents include topic selection, outlines, drafts, proper and improper quotation, argument development and evaluation, principles of good writing, style, criteria for grading student papers, and a review of common grammatical and dictional errors...read more

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9780495096078 | 4th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, March 9, 2007), cover price $71.95 | About this edition: Clear and concise, this brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers.

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Product Description: Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Writing Philosophy Essays is a concise, self-guided manual that covers the basics of argumentative essay writing and encourages students to master fundamental skills quickly, with minimal instructor input...read more

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9780195179569 | Oxford Univ Pr, November 10, 2005, cover price $19.95 | About this edition: Writing Philosophy: A Student's Guide to Writing Philosophy Essays is a concise, self-guided manual that covers the basics of argumentative essay writing and encourages students to master fundamental skills quickly, with minimal instructor input.

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Product Description: Substantially updated and revised, the third edition of Philosophical Writing is designed to help those with little or no experience in philosophy to think and write successfully. Traces the evolution of a good philosophical essay from draft stage to completion Now includes new examples of the structures of a philosophical essay, new examples of rough drafts, tips on how to study for a test and a new section on how to utilize the internet effectively Written with clarity and wit by a bestselling author...read more

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9781405131674 | 3 rev upd edition (Blackwell Pub, July 21, 2005), cover price $28.95 | About this edition: Substantially updated and revised, the third edition of Philosophical Writing is designed to help those with little or no experience in philosophy to think and write successfully.

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Product Description: Clear and concise, this brief guide will help you write a successful paper-even if you have no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers. Contents include topic selection, outlines, drafts, proper and improper quotation, argument development and evaluation, principles of good writing, style, criteria for grading student papers, and a review of common grammatical and dictional errors...read more

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9781285055015 | 5th edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, January 1, 2013), cover price $65.95 | About this edition: Clear and concise, this brief guide will help you write a successful paper-even if you have no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers.
9780534626266 | 3 edition (Wadsworth Pub Co, April 1, 2004), cover price $35.95 | About this edition: Clear and concise, this brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers.
9780534516826 | Wadsworth Pub Co, April 1, 2001, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Clear and concise, this brief text is designed to assist students with no previous formal background in writing philosophy papers.

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Product Description: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy is an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches studnets how to read critically, think critically while they read, and write thoughtful, sound arguments in response. (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780742534254 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2003, cover price $65.00 | About this edition: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy is an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches new philosophy students how to think and read critically, and write thoughtful, sound arguments in response.

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9780742534261 | Rowman & Littlefield Pub Inc, December 1, 2003, cover price $20.00 | About this edition: Critical Reasoning & Philosophy is an innovative and clearly written handbook that teaches studnets how to read critically, think critically while they read, and write thoughtful, sound arguments in response.

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Product Description: Throughout the ages philosophers have examined their own lives in an attempt both to find some meaning and to explain the roots of their philosophical perspectives. This volume is an introduction to philosophical autobiography, a rich but hitherto ignored literary genre that questions the self, its social context, and existence in general...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780275977894 | Praeger Pub Text, January 30, 2003, cover price $88.00 | About this edition: Throughout the ages philosophers have examined their own lives in an attempt both to find some meaning and to explain the roots of their philosophical perspectives.

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Product Description: This manual provides the user with the necessary skills to successfully write argumentatively. While focusing on instruction of the basics of grammar and style and on research techniques, it also includes a concise history of philosophy...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780130991669 | 2 edition (Prentice Hall, September 1, 2002), cover price $60.80 | About this edition: This manual provides the user with the necessary skills to successfully write argumentatively.

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Product Description: Philosophy is textual - it is written and it is read - yet today much of philosophy regards itself as a kind of science, sometimes reducing itself to a species of intellectual bureaucracy. It is important to see these qualities as having their own aesthetic...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)

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9780754604211 | Ashgate Pub Ltd, July 1, 2002, cover price $149.95 | About this edition: Philosophy is textual - it is written and it is read - yet today much of philosophy regards itself as a kind of science, sometimes reducing itself to a species of intellectual bureaucracy.

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Product Description: With 16 readings by prominent philosophers and 8 examples of student writing, this concise and inexpensive guide discusses every stage of reading, analyzing, and responding to philosophical texts and arguments and offers thorough coverage of research and documentation.

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9780312396534 | 2 edition (Bedford/st Martins, March 1, 2002), cover price $31.25 | About this edition: With 16 readings by prominent philosophers and 8 examples of student writing, this concise and inexpensive guide discusses every stage of reading, analyzing, and responding to philosophical texts and arguments and offers thorough coverage of research and documentation.
9780312100827 | Bedford/st Martins, March 1, 1996, cover price $20.60 | also contains Busy Kids Learn to Add and Subtract! | About this edition: With 16 readings by prominent philosophers and 8 examples of student writing, this concise and inexpensive guide discusses every stage of reading, analyzing, and responding to philosophical texts and arguments and offers thorough coverage of research and documentation.

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