Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate


  • Release: 2013-01-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 544 page
  • ISBN: 9781133311607
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Widely praised, ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE, 13E, uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy for students to understand. The authors have adapted the text over the years to match changing practices in debate and teaching while preserving classical and conventional approaches to learning debate. This edition retains its rhetorical roots with a flexible tone open to a diverse array of debate styles that is appropriate in the contemporary context. It values the importance of inclusion and sensitivity to differences of culture, gender, orientation, class and other factors as they impact communicative choices and argumentation. The authors have a preference for team topic evidence-based policy debate; however, the text strives to offer viable tools for a wide range of readers interested in improving their critical thinking for reasoned decision making. Available with InfoTrac Student Collections http://gocengage.com/infotrac. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate


  • Release: 2019-02-22
  • Publisher: Wentworth Press
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 372 page
  • ISBN: 0469361166
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This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work was reproduced from the original artifact, and remains as true to the original work as possible. Therefore, you will see the original copyright references, library stamps (as most of these works have been housed in our most important libraries around the world), and other notations in the work. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. As a reproduction of a historical artifact, this work may contain missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate


  • Release: 2008-02-13
  • Publisher: Nelson Education
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 544 page
  • ISBN: 9781111799892
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Widely praised, ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE, 12e, provides a comprehensive introduction to the principles and practice of argumentation and debate using a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material nonintimidating and easy for students to understand. ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE includes thorough coverage of fundamental concepts, detailed models of argumentation, and practical guidance to help students apply and enhance their skills in academic debates and a variety of real-life scenarios. With an emphasis on critical thinking, reasoned decision making, and advocacy skills, this text is perfect for any course that empowers students to participate actively as citizens in a democratic society. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Decision by Debate

Decision by Debate


  • Release: 2008
  • Publisher: IDEA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 420 page
  • ISBN: 1932716475
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Decision by Debate broke new ground in argumentation and debate with its publication in 1963. Ehninger and Brockriede were the first to recognize debate as fundamentally a co-operative enterprise, with the competitive clash of ideas occurring within a framework in which everyone has the opportunity to speak, in which everyone agrees to suspend judgment until all arguments are presented, in which everyone agrees to abide by the decision of the adjudicator. The most lasting legacy of the work is its break with formal, deductive logic and its introduction of Stephen Toulmin's model of argument to undergraduate student debaters, which, since then, has become a mainstay of what many have called the Renaissance of argumentation studies. Without the work presented in Decision by Debate, contemporary interdisciplinary views of argumentation that now dominate many disciplines might have never have taken place or at least have been severely delayed.

Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate


  • Release: 2014-07-25
  • Publisher: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 148 page
  • ISBN: 1465252029
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Argumentation and Debate: A Public Speaking Approach

Disturbing Argument

Disturbing Argument


  • Release: 2015-01-30
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 451 page
  • ISBN: 9781317652861
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This edited volume represents the best of the scholarship presented at the 18th National Communication Association/American Forensic Association Conference on Argumentation. This biennial conference brings together a lively group of argumentation scholars from a range of disciplinary approaches and a variety of countries. Disturbing Argument contains selected works that speak both to the disturbing prevalence of violence in the contemporary world and to the potential of argument itself, to disturb the very relations of power that enable that violence. Scholars’ essays analyze a range of argument forms, including body and visual argument, interpersonal and group argument, argument in electoral politics, public argument, argument in social protest, scientific and technical argument, and argument and debate pedagogy. Contributors study argument using a range of methodological approaches, from social scientifically informed studies of interpersonal, group, and political argument to humanistic examinations of argument theory, political discourse, and social protest, to creatively informed considerations of argument practices that truly disturb the boundaries of what we consider argument.

Logical Self defense

Logical Self defense


  • Release: 2006
  • Publisher: IDEA
  • Price: FREE
  • File: PDF, 312 page
  • ISBN: 1932716181
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Classic work once again available. Offers step-by-step guidelines for identifying and analyzing arguments. It outlines a theory of good argument to use for purposes of evaluating and constructing arguments. It contains guidelines for constructing arguments and for preparing and writing essays or briefs. Special methods for interpreting and assessing longer arguments are provided. It gives guidelines to help filter out the more reliable information from newspapers and television news. Offers an array of devices to deal with the tricks and deceits of so much of today's advertising. Helps students improve their ability to recognize, interpret, and evaluate arguments and to formulate clear, well-organized arguments themselves. Secondary and college students, debate coaches, classroom instructors, community active people.