• Argument Structure: Secrets of the World’s Best Debaters

  • Master the Structure of Arguments
  • By: Scott Lovell
  • Narrated by: Timothy Burke
  • Length: 3 hrs and 2 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-10-18
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Scott Lovell
  • 5 out of 5 stars (27 ratings)

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Summary

If you want to impress your colleagues, friends, and family with remarkable argumentation skills and logical thinking, then keep reading. 

Have you ever lost an argument? Have you ever been accused of being irrational or confusing? Have you ever gotten into a debate, only to find that you have contradicted yourself twice and don’t even know what you think anymore?

Don't be discouraged if you answered yes to all three questions. The truth is that most people do.

You see, most debaters make the same mistakes - with both their argument structure and their responses. You may even make deadly logical sins...without even realizing. But now, you can stay informed with insider tips, usually only known to top debaters, which will maximize your chances of winning debates and receiving praise for your new remarkable skills. 

With examples from classical literature and advice compiled from many different sources, this book will ground you in methods that have been developed over centuries of rhetorical exercise.

By listening to Argument Structure: Secrets of the World’s Best Debaters, you will:

  • Learn how to lay down powerful premises that will keep your argument from contradicting itself
  • Discover how to never get stuck in a logical fallacy again
  • See examples of all kinds of logical fallacies so you can laugh (inside) as your opponent gets stuck in them
  • Learn how to turn logical fallacies back on your opponent
  • Master the art of analogy
  • Organize your arguments like a pro
  • Identify the difference between good and bad sources
  • Figure out the difference between deductive and inductive reasoning
  • Learn what to do when logic is not enough to convince your audience
  • Discover tips and tricks for presenting yourself in a way that will help people believe you, from voice to posture
  • Get advice on how to present yourself in a courtroom
  • Get an entire chapter on writing argumentative essays guaranteed to boost your grades and your credibility
  • And much, much more
©2018 Scott Lovell (P)2018 Scott Lovell

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Ideal for today's times!

If there ever was a time we needed a book like this, it is now! Thank, Scott, for giving us some incite on how to deal with this topic. I may keep a few more Facebook friends now! It is the best book to make you a good debater.

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Focus On What Is Important.

In today's world of the 24 hours news cycle, it is easy to fall into the trap that politics is the import aspect in one's life. Rusty demonstrates how to have a respectful dialogue with someone without letting the passion of the argument get the better of you. After reading this he made me realize to cherish the relationships that are most important to me in my life.

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Old topic and brought to Life.

I enjoyed hearing the style the orator used to explain. There is nobody better to write a book about the most uncomfortable of confrontations - that of your family and friends - than Rusty Humphreys! His good heated, but hard hitting comedic approaches to the conversations we always wished we could master, are nuggets of wisdom you will take away from this read! Stop reading this review! Read the book now!!!

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Highly recommended audible.

Excellent overview of origins of "Secrets of the World’s Best Debaters". I highly recommend this if you have any interest in learning about the debate in any part of life.

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I am a satisfied customer.

Got as I was expecting the audible and satisfied with the stuff. It is must book to learn debate.

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Listening to it again

Loved this course and I'm actually listening to it again. So many good points and skills to pick up from this course.

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The Debater's Guide.

I bought this book three years ago and has been my reference thus far. On the entire book i only liked few chapters, which teaches how to refute others' arguments. I am now ready for a book teaching advanced debating techniques. For someone just starting on debating buy it.

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Very good work by the author.

I got the item for me as I am always want to be a good debater (that was in my college days) I am fully satisfied with the content the author created for the people like us.

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Terrific Book. five stars all the way.

Being a first time Coach/Judge/Teacher, this really came in handy. Debate really changed my classroom around and got the kids wanting to learn and their speaking abilities soared higher than I ever expected. I recommend this book for any college or high school instructor who has to teach oral communication.

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Secrets are no more secrets now.

It would be more helpful if it was newer of course, with some updates to our reality, especially the web, but there is little reasonable in my asking the book to write itself at a later date!

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  • 08-10-18

Amazing book on hard topic.

The book itself is incredible. I've bought several copies for friends and family. I purchased used and the pages were obnoxiously folded half way down the page throughout, not great, but it does the job.

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  • 08-10-18

Recommended This Great Book.

"Master the Structure of Arguments" is a good enough book to listen twice at least. My first book from this author but I am thinking to follow him to get his more books especially on this topic because I am feeling some thrust.

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  • 08-10-18

A wonderful guide.

Argument Structure: Secrets of the World’s Best Debaters is a wonderful guide to being a better communicator. I have bought several copies and I continue to give to friends and employees who struggle to be understood. Great read!

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  • 08-10-18

It's All About How You Communicate.

This book delves into all aspects of your work and private life. The key takeaway is being clear about your objectives and articulating them in a way that allows others to want those outcomes to become a reality.

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  • 08-10-18

A Great Author,

This is a great book by a great author and trial lawyer. Some of the poor reviews I've read claiming Gerry doesn't tell you how to argue and win are wet behind the ears. One of the great things any master of negotiation and arguments will tell you is LISTEN to the other side.

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  • 08-10-18

It is one of the best self help book.

GREAT!!! Better than expected & better than 'Argument Structure: Secrets of the World’s Best Debaters!!! Applies to all situations!!!

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  • 08-10-18

Now and then standing up for Youself.

It's just a book you will keep coming back to. This time I plan not to lose track of it but if I do, I will just have to buy a new one. I am a senior citizen (very much so) andI will never tire of re=reading it. Any age will reap a wonderful benefit from this book.

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  • 08-10-18

Marvelous Book to learn Argument Structure.

It is one of the best self help books I have ever read. At first when seeing the title and knowing it was written by a lawyer, I thought, wait minute, what would a lawyer know about self help for just the average person and that it would be written in an easy way.

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  • 08-10-18

Follow the concept and learn Structure.

Love the concepts in this book and Gerry certainly entertains with his integration of stories from his career. I found the book a little long and dry in some parts. Worth the price though.

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  • 08-10-18

It must be in your library.

Awesome, Scott Lovell and wonderfully practical and insightful read. If you want to win at home or in business, keep this book handy and re-read as necessary. Sometimes it is better to think out of the box. Spence wins my interest and heart every time.