The Art of Debate

The Art of Debate

Audiobook CD - 2017
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Learn to make better decisions using the elements of debate.
Publisher: [Chantilly, Va.] :, Teaching Company,, [2017]
Prince Frederick, MD :, [Distributed by] Recorded Books,
Copyright Date: ©2017
ISBN: 9781501965432
Characteristics: 12 audio discs (approximately 12 hr.) : digital ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 CD-ROM (PDF, digital, 4 3/4 in.)
audio file,CD audio
Contents: 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.
Summary: Learn to make better decisions using the elements of debate.


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