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The format of debating used at the World Universities Debating
Championships (also known as British Parliamentary or Worlds-style
debating) is the international standard for academic debating.
Winning Debates is both an introduction to the format and an
advanced consideration of strategies and tactics proven to be
effective techniques for successful debating. The text combines a
review of the basics of argument theory with an application of
those theories to the four-team style of debate. Also addressed are
the special strategic and tactical considerations for debates in
the Worlds style. Chapters include: On Winning, Arguments &
Argumentation, Stasis and Structure, Basic Strategy and Tactics.
The Speakers and their Speeches, Decision Making and Strategy,
Paradoxes of Debate, Advanced Tactics, Adjudicating Debates.