A Personal/Political Case For Debate
Civic habits, Debate, Personal/political
Philosophy and Rhetoric
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.
Department of Communication Studies
Original Publication Date
DOI of published version
UNI ScholarWorks, Rod Library, University of Northern Iowa
Palczewski, Catherine Helen, "A Personal/Political Case For Debate" (2019). Faculty Publications. 596.