9780534515102

Argumentation and Debate (with InfoTrac)

  • ISBN 13:

    9780534515102

  • ISBN 10:

    053451510X

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 07/28/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

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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