Argumentation and Debate

Argumentation and Debate : Critical Thinking for Reasoned Decision Making

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This book should be of interest to undergraduate students of communications.
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  • Paperback | 442 pages
  • 165.1 x 236.22 x 27.94mm | 816.46g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0534120067
  • 9780534120061

Table of contents

Critical thinking. Applied and academic debate. Stating the controversy. Analyzing the controversy. Exploring the controversy. Evidence. Tests of evidence. The structure of reasoning. Types of reasoning. Obstacles to clear thinking. Requirements of the case. Building the affirmative case. Building the negative case. Refutation. Presenting the case: composition. Presenting the case: delivery. Evaluating the debate. Modern procedures: academic debate formats. Parliamentary debate. Appendices. Glossary. Index.
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