Posts tagged with: Bob Overing

Debate For All: Intro to K’s

Kritiks can be scary, but we can demystify them by breaking them down into their component parts: a framework, a disadvantage that links to the framework, and an alternative or counter-advocacy that solves the disadvantage. The kritik critiques something wrong […]

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Debate For All: Tournament Procedure

Competitive tournaments are structured fairly similarly. This is a guide to that structure and the terminology used. 

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Debate For All: Counterplans in LD #1

Explanation Definition A counterplan (or CP) is a specific advocacy forwarded by the negative debater to prove a superior option to doing the aff. That might sound complicated, but it’s not! 

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Announcing: Free Briefs

Premier Debate is excited to announce free briefs for the September/October topic. Don’t forget to like on Facebook, follow on Twitter, and check back here for updates!

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Ethical Modesty Part 1 by Bob Overing and Adam Bistagne

This is an introduction to the argument on “epistemic modesty” or “maximizing expected value.” Adam and Bob cover philosophical and theoretical justifications.

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Ask the Panel #1: September-October Topic Release

This is Ask the Panel, where a panel of coaches answers questions that you submitted to us via our facebook, PDT comment, twitter, or email.On this edition, the panel of Daiya Massac, Bob Overing, and Chris Kymn answer your questions about the just released 2014 September-October topic.

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