Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom

ISBN9780062226679
PublisherHarper Collins Publishers
PublishedJuly 4, 2017
Pages224
AuthorStanley Fish
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.3 in.
Depth0.5 in.

Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom

Stanley Fish

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July 4, 2017

A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and bestselling author of How to Write a Sentence.

Filled with the wit and observational prowess that shaped Stanley Fish’s acclaimed bestseller How to Write a Sentence, Winning Arguments guides readers through the “greatest hits” of rhetoric. In this clever and engaging guide, Fish offers insight and outlines the crucial keys you need to win any debate, anywhere, anytime—drawn from landmark legal cases, politics, his own career, and even popular film and television. A celebration of clashing minds and viewpoints, Winning Arguments is sure to become a classic. 

Buy Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom by Stanley Fish at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

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Stanley Fish

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ISBN9780062226679
PublisherHarper Collins Publishers
PublishedJuly 4, 2017
Pages224
AuthorStanley Fish
FormatPAPERBACK
Weight0.2 Kg.
Height8.0 in.
Width5.3 in.
Depth0.5 in.

Synopsis

A lively and accessible guide to understanding rhetoric by the world class English and Law professor and bestselling author of How to Write a Sentence.

Filled with the wit and observational prowess that shaped Stanley Fish’s acclaimed bestseller How to Write a Sentence, Winning Arguments guides readers through the “greatest hits” of rhetoric. In this clever and engaging guide, Fish offers insight and outlines the crucial keys you need to win any debate, anywhere, anytime—drawn from landmark legal cases, politics, his own career, and even popular film and television. A celebration of clashing minds and viewpoints, Winning Arguments is sure to become a classic. 

Buy Winning Arguments: What Works and Doesn't Work in Politics, the Bedroom, the Courtroom, and the Classroom by Stanley Fish at Fully Booked online and at Fully Booked branches in the Philippines.

Editorial Reviews

"Compelling...The points [Fish] presents are philosophical, metaphysical, even ontological."

– Kirkus

“Timely… readers will find this latest work simultaneously challenging and accessible.”

– Library Journal

"An important book for any lawyer, scholar, or pundit-not to mention any spouse who has tried to walk back fractious words-Fish’s shrewd work can help everyone better understand the power of effective communication in everyday life."

– Publishers Weekly