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In Defense of Inclusion by John Scoggin and Bob Overing

John and Bob employ arguments for pragmatics and argumentative inclusion in response to Nebel and Branse.

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On All-Encompassing Debate Worldviews

In this short post, Bob muses on the meaning of debate.

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On Theory Internal Links

Bob says internal links from common theory standards to common voters are self-evident, needing no justification.

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Expanding the Scope of Intuitions by Bob Overing

Bob discusses how we might use intuitions in LD theory debates.

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Ethical Modesty Part 3 by Bob Overing and Adam Bistagne

This time, Bob and Adam argue that judges should adopt EM as a paradigmatic default.

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Theory Spikes, Meta-Theory and Embedded Clash by Bob Overing

Theory Spikes, Meta-Theory and Embedded Clash: A Case Study of Kinkaid TG v Brentwood JL

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Substantive/Structural Fairness by Bob Overing and John Scoggin

In this edition, Bob and John add some clarity to the substantive/structural fairness divide.

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Topicality and Plans in LD: A Reply to Nebel by Bob Overing

Last week, Nebel argued that topicality is not a voting issue in LD. I offer reasons to reject his view based on fairness and a rejection of his faulty assumptions about LD resolutions and topicality.

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