Analyzing Controversy 4th Edition

COMPLIMENTARY ISSUE offered May 2017

ISBN:  978-1-929463-13-8

Copyright ©2007

  Gary K. Clabaugh, Ed.D. & Edward G. Rozycki, Ed.D.



edited 5/5/2017

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TABLE  OF CONTENTS LINKS

Chapter 1: Analyzing Controversy -  Basic Approaches in Analyzing Disagreements, Matters of Language, Matters of Fact,Matters of Value, Chapter Highlights

Chapter 2: Slogans - Defining Slogans, Slogans Mean Something, Slogans in Motto Form, The Humpty Dumpty Principle, A Procedure, Chapter Highlights,Test Yourself

Chapter 3: Reification -  Reification and the Analysis of Disputes, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 4: Definitions & Controversy -  Implicit Definitions, Programmatic Definitions, A Procedure, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 5: Pseudo-Solutions - Evaluating Solution Proposals, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 6: Name Calling - Ad Hominem, Delegitimization: presenting value judgments as facts, Is Linguistic Bullying and Domination Involved?, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself

Chapter 7: Reason and Logic in Disputes - An Informal Model, The Syllogism, Validity and Soundness, Enthymemes, Common Errors in Argument, Chapter Highlights, Other Related Chapters in This Text, Keywords for Further Data Base Search, Test Yourself

Chapter 8: Presuppositions - A Procedure, The Vulnerability Of Argument, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself

Chapter 9: The Nature of Consensus - Two Dimensions of Consensus, The Risks of Clarity, Span of Consensus, The Analytic Procedure, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 10: The Nature of "Society" - The Two Step Procedure, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 11: Feelings, Facts and Logic - More About Loaded Language, The Analytic Procedure, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 12: Authority - Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 13: Operationalizing - Chapter Highlights, Other Related Chapters in This Text, Keywords for Further Data Base Search, Review Activity.

Chapter 14: Inquiry Blockers - Simple Inquiry-blockers, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 15: Fact and Value - Fact and authority, Is sense-experience the basic authority?, Procedure for Section I, Section II: Does Evaluation Imply a Commitment?,Procedure for Section II, When disputants gives an evaluation; consider whether:, Chapter Highlights, For Further Consideration.

Chapter 16: Benefits and Costs - Divisible and Indivisible Benefits, Absolute and Positional Benefits, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 17: Responsibility - Why Assumptions About Responsibility Are Important, Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Chapter 18: Why Disputes Continue - Chapter Highlights, Test Yourself.

Appendix A - Basic Library Research, Creating A Search Strategy, Searching Databases.

Appendix B - Visualizing Structures of Thought with Venn Diagrams, The Relationship Between Venns and Syllogistic Arguments.

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