Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45. Chapters: Discourse, Argumentation theory, Debate, Student Congress, Resolution, Extemporaneous speaking, TheMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 45.
Chapters: Discourse, Argumentation theory, Debate, Student Congress, Resolution, Extemporaneous speaking, The Great Debaters, Parliamentary debate, Pragma-dialectics, Literary and Historical Society, Public debate, World Schools Style debate, National Catholic Forensic League, ProCon.org, Jugend debattiert international, CreateDebate, Intelligence Squared, Point of information, Value Premise, Fishbowl, Towson University Speech and Debate, Persuasive writing, Foreign Extemporaneous Speaking, National Parliamentary Tournament of Excellence, Listen to Me, Domestic Extemporaneous Speaking, Argumentation and Advocacy, Dramatic Interpretation, Waffle, Balloon debate, Christopher McDonald, Squirrel, Original Advocacy, Duet Acting, Round table, Shotgun argumentation, Humorous Interpretation, Oratorical Interpretation, Evidence Pool, Convenor of debates.
Excerpt: Argumentation theory, or argumentation, is the interdisciplinary study of how humans should, can, and do reach conclusions through logical reasoning, that is, claims based, soundly or not, on premises. It includes the arts and sciences of civil debate, dialogue, conversation, and persuasion. It studies rules of inference, logic, and procedural rules in both artificial and real world settings. Argumentation includes debate and negotiation which are concerned with reaching mutually acceptable conclusions. It also encompasses eristic dialog, the branch of social debate in which victory over an opponent is the primary goal.
This art and science is often the means by which people protect their beliefs or self-interests in rational dialogue, in common parlance, and during the process of arguing. Argumentation is used in law, for example in trials, in preparing an argument to be presented to a court, and in testing the validity of certain kinds of evidence.
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