This comprehensive text (roughly 340 pages cover-to-cover), is designed for beginning debaters. It teaches debating essentials, including topic analysis, research fundamentals, logical reasoning and the basic techniques of cross-examining opposing arguments. Additional topics include the role of ethics in research, preparation of evidence and the role of critical thinking. The text also includes a chapter on parliamentary procedure.
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Contributors: Timothy Wiedman from Doane College