Features of this new edition include: • an updated glossary, a guide to further reading, and a guide to important skills • additional advice on casting and developing arguments • a new chapter at the end of the book that demonstrates, in an extended example, the skills learnt in the book • a more thorough treatment of how to find and use information via reasoning, and – • exercises and review questions in each chapter to enhance knowledge and test readers’ skills.
Matthew Allen is an Associate Professor who coordinates the Internet Studies Program, and Associate Dean Teaching and Learning, Humanities, at Curtin University of Technology.
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