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Unformatted text preview: Use only flow paper for rebuttal, not brief Methods of Refutation 1. Minimization : To Deny significance of an argument that your opponent may be winning 2. Maximization : To emphasize the importance of an argument that you may be winning 3. Turning the tables : Using an argument that the opponent made to your advantage 4. Assessing Probabilities : Comparing the likelihood of the ills to the likelihood of the disadvantage and claim one to be greater than the other --- If affirmative, the ills outweigh the disadvantage--- If negative, the disadvantage outweighs the ills--- Minimization and Maximization should always be used together...
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This note was uploaded on 09/02/2011 for the course COMM 1000 taught by Professor Stevenson during the Winter '11 term at Wayne State University.
- Winter '11