Posts tagged with: debate theory

Plans are Good: September-October 2016 Edition by Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob applies the typical pragmatic justifications for plans to the September/October 2016 topic. In a surprising twist, he also makes semantic arguments for plans — what do you think?

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What Does It Mean To Vote on an RVI

In this edition of The Meta, Bob rehearses some common arguments for disclosure in more depth by imagining the same debate in a world with disclosure and a world without it. He then moves on to tackle Martin Sigalow’s recent blog post in opposition to disclosure.

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When Theory is Drop the Argument, But There’s No Argument to Drop

In this edition of The Meta, Bob rehearses some common arguments for disclosure in more depth by imagining the same debate in a world with disclosure and a world without it. He then moves on to tackle Martin Sigalow’s recent blog post in opposition to disclosure.

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Disclosure Enhances Creativity – Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob rehearses some common arguments for disclosure in more depth by imagining the same debate in a world with disclosure and a world without it. He then moves on to tackle Martin Sigalow’s recent blog post in opposition to disclosure.

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Theory Advocates – Bob Overing

In this edition of The Meta, Bob takes up Chris Palmer’s idea that all theory arguments must contain interpretation evidence, AKA theory advocates. He also rambles on about why theory isn’t exclusionary.

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Spikes and ‘Better Debating’ – Bob Overing

Bob discusses Marshall’s position on spikes and why it might be too quick to dismiss them as not contributing to ‘better debating.’

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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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