Analyzing Controversy 4th Edition
COMPLIMENTARY ISSUE offered June, July 2017
Gary K. Clabaugh, Ed.D. & Edward G. Rozycki, Ed.D.
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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 - Differences in recognition of authority are crucial elements underlying controversy. 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.