Maybe wishing it would disappear. This book picks up rhetoric from the dumps, gives it a shower and a shave and shows us the other side of rhetoric; the one that helps us get the best result out of every argument, that teaches us how to explain ourselves clearly and empathically and, perhaps most important of all, provides the perfect vaccine for the shady uses of rhetoric. I will recommend this to those who know nothing about rhetoric and also to my students. Personally, I learned a lot about debate, and how to present your point. If you think of the word argument as a series of logical steps connecting premises to a conclusion, then this is not the book you're looking for. I thought I would enjoy his wit, sarcasm, and stories, but the amount of actual content in the book is slim co Read this review and others on my blog: Thank You for Arguing provides a detailed look at the art of rhetoric.
This book really opened my eyes to rhetoric-it is the art of persuasion. Even so, the book is not daunting in its language. Z pośród innych wydawców książki Penguin Books przyciągają oko charakterystyczną dzieloną okładką i logo z pingwinem. Too many sidebars make for too much disjointedness. After all it's how dirty politicians and vicious salesmen trick us into doing their will right? Overall, I enjoyed reading it. He maintained a sophisticated writing style, too, and his expertise and the amount of research he conducted for the publishing of this book is made clear. The final chapter on using rhetoric to move toward a wiser and more agreeable country was rather persuasive and did let me to seriously consider the proposal.
Within the first few pages of this book, I learned that the author is - or writes as if he is - incredibly arrogant. I couldn't finish it, even after slogging through 200 pages. I think that the author forgets, even though he acknowledges this with other fallacies, that any sort of trickery can always backfire. He basically tries to use his family as a way to illustrate means of being persuasive, but goes to that well way too often. Written by one of today's most popular online language experts, Thank You For Arguing is brimming with time-tested rhetorical tips and persuasion techniques that will change your life. But there are some interesting bits in here.
My main gripe is that it was pretty focused on one type of argument, that being the persuasive argument. I put the book down I tried. The book challenged me to think about persuasion in totally new ways. Rhetoric has earned a bad name in past years. For an accessible, engaging, and non-textbook book about rhetoric, I found it very successful. In his book Thank You for Arguing Jay Heinrichs teaches readers about the art of argument. Some of its morally questionable aspects perplexed me and forced me to reassess my position.
I started leafing through the book, flipped pages, closed it. He has a funny sense of humor and gets his point across well. About the Author Jay Heinrichs has written for dozens of publications, including The New York Times Magazine, Vice and The Huffington Post, and won numerous journalism awards. However, I got quite annoyed with Heinrichs' narrative voice by about halfway through the book. The author endeavors to teach readers the difference between fighting and arguing—and in this I believe he succeeds. The first half was frankly quite tedious and confusing, with the author jumping back and forth between concepts instead of laying out information in an orderly and systematic way. Most of these asides were not value-added, and about halfway through the book, I stopped reading them all together.
Took me a good two weeks to slog through it. The author put far too much focus on explaining things through family examples. Dział książek medycznych jest podzielony tematycznie według najważniejszych dziedzin medycyny. Tactics like Setting Your Goals, Making Them Like You, Gaining the High Ground. I can recall being annoyed at a very young age when sensing someone was using one of them to manipulate me. Virgin does not deliver to any residence outside of the United Arab Emirates.
But still, all of rhetoric is spread out for you 'like a patient etherised upon a table'. The examples are relevant and Heinrichs creates more memorable names for the Latin rhetorical terms. A good, but selectively incomplete foundation for argument, the book provides quality information but failed to keep my attention. Dbamy o to, aby nasz asortyment spełniał wysokie wymagania specjalistów — lekarzy, prawników, pracowników naukowych, pracowników instytucji i studentów, poszukujących najlepszych opracowań akademickich. It's time we learned to fight back. His own sense of audience is way off kilter or something, and I think I put the book down several times just because of that. It's really worth the read and if you're This book really opened my eyes to rhetoric-it is the art of persuasion.
I don't do well when people I'm conversing with have side conversations. It's that kind of irritating cheerful trendiness that prevented me from giving the book 5 stars. The book takes you through an in depth analysis of the topic and applies each persuasive skill to a real life application. The author seems to have a haphazard approach to explaining various points of argument and rhetoric and jumps all around in his discussion. Written by one of today's most popular online language experts, Thank You For Arguing is brimming with time-tested rhetorical tips and persuasion techniques that will change your life.
Thank You for Arguing is your master class in the art of persuasion, taught by professors ranging from Bart Simpson to Winston Churchill. I requested this book because I wanted to read it, thinking I'd learn something about the art of debate and the psychology of persuasion. . Filled with pop culture references and anecdotes from his family, it's like listening to a guy at a party who is incredibly proud of himself and won't shut up even though no one is laughing at his jokes. The real content in the book is good.