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Book: Academic Writing Step by Step

Chapter: Logos, Ethos, Pathos, and Logical Fallacies

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.24705


In this Unit, you will be able to see: ■■ How the three persuasive strategies of writing logically, writing with credibility, and writing with feeling work in practice when you actually write a text; ■■ How you can learn to recognize logical fallacies in other people’s writing and how you can avoid them when you write yourself.

Chapter Contributors

  • Christopher N Candlin ( - book-auth-6) 'Macquarie University'
  • Peter Crompton ( - book-auth-731) 'University of Sharjah'
  • Basil Hatim ( - book-auth-732) 'University of Sharjah'