The art of debate

by Atchison, R. Jarrod 1979-

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Learn to make better decisions using the elements of debate.
The hidden value of debate
When and how to use debate
The proposition: choosing what to debate
The structure of argument
Using evidence in debate
Fallacies in your opponent's research
Fallacies in your opponent's arguments
Elements of a good case
Arguing for the affirmative
Building affirmative cases
Arguing for the negative
Building negative cases
The crucible of cross-examination
Asking and answering leading questions
Open-ended questions: setting traps
Essentials of persuasive rebuttal
Dealing with the unexpected in debate
Even if arguments: the essential weapon
Debating jujitsu: flipping the warrant
The power of concessions
Conditional argumentation
Line-by-line refutation
Judging debates: the art of the decision
Winning the cocktail party.

Additional Information
Series Great courses (Compact disc)
Subjects Debates and debating.
Persuasion (Rhetoric)
Publisher [Chantilly, Va.] : Prince Frederick, MD :Teaching Company ;2017
[Distributed by] Recorded Books,
Contributors Teaching Company, production company.
Recorded Books, Inc., distributor.
Participants/Performers Lecturer: Professor Jarrod Atchison, Wake Forest University.
Language English
Notes Compact disc.
Course no. 2002.
The length of each lecture is: ca. 30 min. The entire program consists of 24 lectures.
Bonus disc contains PDF course workbook.
System Details PDF requires PC with Adobe Reader or other PDF reader.
Description 12 audio discs (approximately 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (PDF, digital, 4 3/4 in).
ISBN 9781501965432
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