Argumentation and Debate

ISBN-13: 9781133311607

ISBN-10: 1133311601

Author: Austin J. Freeley, David L. Steinberg

Edition: 13

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Cengage Learning
Hardcover 544 pages
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Acknowledged author Austin J. Freeley wrote Argumentation and Debate comprising 544 pages back in 2013. Textbook and etextbook are published under ISBN 1133311601 and 9781133311607. Since then Argumentation and Debate textbook received total rating of 3.5 stars and was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $36.76 or rent at the marketplace.


Widely praised, ARGUMENTATION AND DEBATE, 13E, uses a clear, concise, and engaging presentation that makes even complex material easy for students to understand. The authors have adapted the text over the years to match changing practices in debate and teaching while preserving classical and conventional approaches to learning debate. This edition retains its rhetorical roots with a flexible tone open to a diverse array of debate styles that is appropriate in the contemporary context. It values the importance of inclusion and sensitivity to differences of culture, gender, orientation, class and other factors as they impact communicative choices and argumentation. The authors have a preference for team topic evidence-based policy debate; however, the text strives to offer viable tools for a wide range of readers interested in improving their critical thinking for reasoned decision making.