EFFECTS WITH MULTIPLE CAUSES: EVALUATING ARGUMENTS USING THE SUBJECTIVE PROBABILITY MODEL
- Deacon Davis on Plan B. LEDOUX, ALLISON // National Catholic Bioethics Quarterly;Spring2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p11
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Plan B Agonistics: Doubt, Debate, and Denial" by Reverend Deacon Thomas J. Davis, Jr. which appeared in the Winter 2010 issue.
- 'This house does not believe in God'. Barker, Dan // Freethought Today;Nov2012, Vol. 29 Issue 9, p24
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's participation in a debate at Oxford Union regarding the belief in God.
- Quotables. // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);11/26/2007, Vol. 28 Issue 19, p10
The article presents quotes from U.S. Senator Mary Landrieu expressing his disappointment on the Commission on Presidential Debates' decision on not to hold a 2008 presidential debate in New Orleans and pop star Britney Spears defending her belief that she is more grounded.
- The Dilemma of Ethics and Advocacy in the Use of Evidence. Rieke, Richard D.; Smith, David H. // Western Speech;Fall1968, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p223
Focuses on the debater opinion in the ethical use of evidence and the improvement of ethical quality of tournament debates. Propositions which suggest engagement of debaters in unethical behavior; Preparation of a survey form about the normative aspects of evidence use by intercollegiate...
- Following the argument where it leads. Kelly, Thomas // Philosophical Studies;May2011, Vol. 154 Issue 1, p105
Throughout the history of western philosophy, the Socratic injunction to 'follow the argument where it leads' has exerted a powerful attraction. But what is it, exactly, to follow the argument where it leads? I explore this intellectual ideal and offer a modest proposal as to how we should...
- Introduction. Nettel, Ana; Roque, Georges // Argumentation;Mar2012, Vol. 26 Issue 1, p1
An introduction is presented in which the editors discuss various reports within the issue on topics including the association of argumentation and persuasion by Marc Angenot, the conviction-persuasion distinction by O'Keefe, and strategic maneuvering by van Eemeren, Garssen and Meuffels.
- Can You Support What You're Saying with (Real) Evidence? Payne, Monica // New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies;2010, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p97
The article presents the author's opinion about how concepts can be taken for granted through reiteration with the primary support of opinion and belief, and the importance of detecting it. He states that one of the possible risks in other domains of educational debate and practice is the...
- Making Disagreement Matter. Misak, Cheryl // Journal of Speculative Philosophy;2004, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p9
Provides a Peicean epistemic view of political justification. Direct connection between deliberative democracy and the pragmatist theory of truth; Deliberation and inquiry; Goals of engaging in reasoning and debate; Connection of deliberation with belief and assertion; Practice of moral and...
- Quantifiers and Temporal Ontology. Sider, Theodore // Mind;Jan2006, Vol. 115 Issue 457, p75
Eternalists say that non-present entities (for instance dinosaurs) exist; presentists say that they do not. But some sceptics deny that this debate is genuine, claiming that presentists simply represent eternalists' quantifiers over non-present entities in different notation. This scepticism may...