Logic and Argumentation Debate

Topics: Logic, Abdera, Thrace, Debating Pages: 4 (345 words) Published: August 26, 2013
Argumentation and Debate
* History of Debate
* Ancient Greece
* Protagoras of Abdera
Father of Debate
* Cicero
Prince of Orators
* Dialectics
* Cambridge & Medieval
First recorded match (1400’s)
* Debate in the Philippines
* Balagtasan
* Forensic Debate
* Oregon Oxford
* 1928
First Philippine delegate to US
* NACFOL (1972)
“INFLUENCED by the govt.”
* NACFOL came back (1986)
NCDL new name
* Definition of Debate and Argumentation
* To consider in debate (by Jeffrey Arer)
1. Confrontation/ Clash
2. Equal & Adequate time
3. Match Contestants
4. Stated Proposition
5. Decision
* Difference of Debate from Argumentation
* Debate Formats
1. Lincoln Douglas Debate (LD)
Abraham Lincoln & Stephen Douglas
One on one Debate
2. Rebuttal Debate
2 or 3
3. Moot Court
Courtroom/ Direct
Pieces of Evidence/ Witness
Objections in a Moot Court
1. Badgering
2. Leading
3. Kilometric Questions
4. Hostile Witness
5. Irrelevant
4. Cross Examination (Cross-X)
3min Interpolation/ Courtroom
Pieces of proof/ Ample time
Argumentation and Debate
* Parliamentary Debate
* American Parl (2 teams)
* Australasian Parl (2 teams)
* Asian Parl (2 teams)
* British (4 teams)
* Motion
* Types of Motion
1. Open (Abstract)
2. Closed (Direct)
3. Semi-closed
* Ways of Defining a motion
1. Word for word
2. Thematic/ Contextual
* Grounds for Challenging the Motion
1. Truistic
2. Tautological
3. Time & Place Set
4. Squirelled
* Step by step Framework in Debate
5. Background ( Including the Parameter, the inclusions and exclusions) 6. Status quo
7. Problem
8. What do you want?
9. Plan
10. Value
11. Goal
* Point of Information (POI’s)
* Types of POI
1. Question
2. Bringing back statement
3. Introducing new argument
4. Direct
* Rebuttals...
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