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Flashcards - History, Formats & Logic of Debates

Flashcards - History, Formats & Logic of Debates
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Policy debates
Policy debate is a form of debate competition in which teams of two advocate for and against a resolution that typically calls for policy change by the United States federal government
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point of information
Points of information are a feature of parliamentary debate, allowing an opposing team member to offer a brief point during the current speech
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Parliamentary debates
Parliamentary debate is an academic debate event
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Parliamentary debates
Parliamentary debate is an academic debate event
point of information
Points of information are a feature of parliamentary debate, allowing an opposing team member to offer a brief point during the current speech
Policy debates
Policy debate is a form of debate competition in which teams of two advocate for and against a resolution that typically calls for policy change by the United States federal government
Webster-Hayne debate
The Webster-Hayne debate was a famous debate in the United States between Senator Daniel Webster of Massachusetts and Senator Robert Y
bandwagon
The bandwagon effect is a phenomenon whereby the rate of uptake of beliefs, ideas, fads and trends increases the more that they have already been adopted by others
False dilemma
A false dilemma is a type of informal fallacy that involves a situation in which only limited alternatives are considered, when in fact there is at least one additional option
appeal to nature fallacy
An appeal to nature is an argument or rhetorical tactic in which it is proposed that "a thing is good because it is 'natural', or bad because it is 'unnatural'"

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