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Unformatted text preview: Debate Theory 21:48 Topicality o Your opponents argumentation is beyond the realm of the resolution o Their interpretation of the resolution is incorrect a) Counter Interpretation / Definition Define Military Force as inflicting harm b) The Violation Why the affirmatives interpretation is in violation of our interpretation c) The Standards or Reasons to Prefer Justification for why the negative interpretation is better for debate Proper Limits / Division of Ground Common Usage Predictability Exploit the Research Burden d) Voters Prescribe punishment and appeal Debate is either Educational or a Game Education One of the places we learn the most is inside the round Any practices that take place during the round that destroy the educational aspect of the round is bad Game Its unfair when the game is rigged against you What matters more then anything else is that the game is fair Appeal to conceptions of fairness If the game is unfair no one will play Division of Ground: Whats fair is evenly distributed o Theory functions as a regular argument An argument, Warrant, and Impact Negation Theory 21:48 Negation Theory o True False distinction Functions under the premise that the resolution is a truth statement o To affirm it you must prove it true in all instances To Negate you can prove the resolution or the affirmative false...
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This note was uploaded on 10/10/2011 for the course PHIL 160 taught by Professor Coakley during the Spring '11 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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