Argumentation and Debate (with InfoTrac?) / Edition 11

Argumentation and Debate (with InfoTrac?) / Edition 11

by Austin Freeley, David L. Steinberg, David L. Steinberg, David L. Steinberg
     
 

ISBN-10: 053451510X

ISBN-13: 9780534515102

Pub. Date: 08/08/2004

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This reviewer-praised text presents a clear and concise explanation of argumentation and provides models for good argumentation, particularly as it applies to academic debate.  See more details below

Overview

This reviewer-praised text presents a clear and concise explanation of argumentation and provides models for good argumentation, particularly as it applies to academic debate.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780534515102
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/08/2004
Edition description:
Book with Infotrac
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
6.62(w) x 9.54(h) x 0.98(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. 1. Critical Thinking. 2. Applied and Academic Debate. 3. Stating the Controversy. 4. Analyzing the Controversy. 5. Exploring the Controversy. 6. Evidence. 7. Tests of Evidence. 8. The Structure of Reasoning. 9. Types of Reasoning. 10. Obstacles of Clear Thinking. 11. Requirements of the Case. 12. Building the Affirmative Case. 13. Building the Negative Case. 14. Refutation. 15. Presenting the Case: Composition. 16. Presenting the Case: Delivery. 17. Evaluating the Debate. 18. Modern Procedures: Academic Debate Formats. 19. Applied Parliamentary Debate. Appendices. Presidential Debate. National Championship Debate. National Intercollegiate Debate Propositions (NDT). National Intercollegiate Debate Propositions (CEDA). Debate Bibliography. Glossary of Terms in Argumentation and Debate. Index.

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