Argumentation and Debate / Edition 13

Argumentation and Debate / Edition 13

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by Austin J. Freeley, David L. Steinberg
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1133311601

ISBN-13: 9781133311607

Pub. Date: 01/01/2013

Publisher: Cengage Learning

This comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of argumentation and debate uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy to understand. ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE features concepts, argumentation models, practical guides, and real-life scenarios that you use to enhance your skills in academic debates. With an

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This comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of argumentation and debate uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy to understand. ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE features concepts, argumentation models, practical guides, and real-life scenarios that you use to enhance your skills in academic debates. With an emphasis on critical thinking, reasoned decision making, and advocacy skills, this text empowers you to participate actively as citizens in a democratic society.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133311607
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/01/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
544
Sales rank:
600,236
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(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 to 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. Academic Debate Formats and Cross Examination. 19. Applied Parliamentary Debate. Appendix A: Presidential Debate. The Third Bush v. Kerry Presidential Debate: October 13, 2004. Exercises. Appendix B: National Championship Debate. Exercises. Appendix C: National Intercollegiate Debate Propositions (NDT). Appendix D: National Intercollegiate Debate Propositions (CEDA). Appendix E: Debate Bibliography. Appendix F: Glossary. Index.

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