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Competing, cooperating, deciding: towards a model of deliberative debate

  • Edited by:
  • Adelino Cattani,
  • Bruno Mastroianni,

Will there be any ‘happy dispute’ again? A debate among people holding different opinions that does not end with a repetition of the initial idea, but rather with an improvement of one’s own beliefs and those of others? In order to achieve this, we need to rely on education which, through deliberative debate training activities, can foster the development of rhetorical and dialectical skills (the ability to persuade and compete) as well as critical thinking and open-mindedness (living together and cooperating). A number of scholars from around the world reflect on the topic both from a theoretical point of view – the significance of debate in a hyperconnected society – and from a practical point of view, the application of educational models and tools to measure their effectiveness.

  • Keywords:
  • Argumentation Theory,
  • Deliberative debate,
  • Rhetoric,
  • Education,
  • Debate,
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Adelino Cattani

University of Padua, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0001-7626-3593

Bruno Mastroianni

University of Florence, Italy - ORCID: 0000-0002-5071-762X

Adelino Cattani, Professor of Theory of argumentation at the University of Padua and Chairman of ACPD (Associazione per una Cultura e la Promozione del Dibattito). He has designed and currently coordinates the Palestra di botta e risposta (Debate training ground), a project aimed at organizing debate tournaments and providing training for evaluators-judges.

Bruno Mastroianni, philosopher, journalist, and communication consultant. Research Fellow at the University of Florence, is external faculty member within the master’s degree program in Institutional Advertising, communication and events organization. He is the author of La disputa felice (Cesati, 2017) and Litigando si impara (Cesati, 2020).
Table of Contents

Adelino Cattani, Bruno Mastroianni

Introduction
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pp.7-13


Adelino Cattani, Bruno Mastroianni

Introduzione
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pp.15-22


Ideas

Stephen M. Llano

A Rhetorical Model of Debating
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pp.43-54


Maria Zaleska

Il dibattito come rischio educativo
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pp.55-65


Applications

Claudio Fuentes Bravo, Julián Goñi Jerez

Online Critical Debate Model: Deliberation for the Digital Age
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pp.69-86


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pp.99-118


Gianmarco Tuccini, Goffredo Guidi

Il peso delle emozioni nell’argomentazione sui social media
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pp.119-127


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Book Title

Competing, cooperating, deciding: towards a model of deliberative debate

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Adelino Cattani, Bruno Mastroianni

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168

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2021

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© 2021 Author(s)

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CC BY 4.0

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Firenze University Press

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10.36253/978-88-5518-329-1

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