Faculty Publications

Title

A personal/political case for debate

Document Type

Article

Keywords

Civic habits, Debate, Personal/political

Journal/Book/Conference Title

Philosophy and Rhetoric

Volume

52

Issue

1

First Page

86

Last Page

92

Abstract

Debate is a civic skill necessary for democracy. Participation in debate is important not only because it teaches habits of advocacy that enable a person to win an argument, but because debate, at its best, teaches us how to lose and, in losing, understand why others act the way they do.

Original Publication Date

1-1-2019

DOI of published version

10.5325/philrhet.52.1.0086

Repository

UNI ScholarWorks, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa

Language

en

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