The Art of Debate

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The Art of Debate

2017

THE ART OF DEBATE offers you the ultimate how-to guide for hashing out differences of opinion and making stronger arguments based on reason and compromise. In 24 stimulating lectures, Professor Jarrod Atchison of Wake Forest...

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Jarrod Atchison

In This Series

The Hidden Value of Debate
Episode 1
The Hidden Value of Debate
When and How to Use Debate
Episode 2
When and How to Use Debate
The Proposition: Choosing What to Debate
Episode 3
The Proposition: Choosing What to Debate
The Structure of Argument
Episode 4
The Structure of Argument
Using Evidence in Debate
Episode 5
Using Evidence in Debate
Fallacies in Your Opponent's Research
Episode 6
Fallacies in Your Opponent's Research
Fallacies in Your Opponent's Arguments
Episode 7
Fallacies in Your Opponent's Arguments
Elements of a Good Case
Episode 8
Elements of a Good Case
Arguing for the Affirmative
Episode 9
Arguing for the Affirmative
Building Affirmative Cases
Episode 10
Building Affirmative Cases
Arguing for the Negative
Episode 11
Arguing for the Negative
Building Negative Cases
Episode 12
Building Negative Cases
The Crucible of Cross-Examination
Episode 13
The Crucible of Cross-Examination
Asking and Answering Leading Questions
Episode 14
Asking and Answering Leading Questions
Open-Ended Questions: Setting Traps
Episode 15
Open-Ended Questions: Setting Traps
Essentials of a Persuasive Rebuttal
Episode 16
Essentials of a Persuasive Rebuttal
Dealing with the Unexpected in Debate
Episode 17
Dealing with the Unexpected in Debate
"Even If" Arguments: The Essential Weapon
Episode 18
"Even If" Arguments: The Essential Weapon
Debate Jujitsu: Flipping the Warrant
Episode 19
Debate Jujitsu: Flipping the Warrant
The Power of Concessions
Episode 20
The Power of Concessions
Conditional Argumentation
Episode 21
Conditional Argumentation
Line-by-Line Refutation
Episode 22
Line-by-Line Refutation
Judging Debates: The Art of the Decision
Episode 23
Judging Debates: The Art of the Decision
Winning the Cocktail Party
Episode 24
Winning the Cocktail Party