Posts tagged with: Theory

Debate for All: How to Practice Theory

How does one improve at theory? Read this advice and comment below on your own techniques!

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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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Is disclosure theory different?

In this edition of The Meta, Bob considers and rejects arguments for a paradigmatic stance against disclosure theory.

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Nebel T – I sip it.

Mr. Nebel’s neighborhood, OR Nebel Tea – I sip it. By Rebar Niemi   Introduction and answering Mr. Nebel’s preempts There is a distinction between T on the basis of correctness (semantics, etc.) and T on the basis of better debating […]

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Miscellaneous Thoughts by Marshall Thompson

PDI Phil Director Marshall Thompson tackles the proliferation of theory spikes and theory in this guest post.

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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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