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Red Book – Stoa Edition – Complete Season Download

$75.00 $25.00

One digital download for (1) the original 2015 Red Book articles and cases, (2) the August addendum, and (3) the Midseason Supplement. Specific to the 2015-2016 Stoa Lincoln-Douglas resolutions.

All Documents for the 2015-2016 Season

Resolution #1 — Resolved: In formal education liberal arts ought to be valued above practical skills. 

Resolution #2 — Resolved: Developing countries ought to prioritize economic growth over environmental protection. 

Red Book is the longest-lasting Lincoln-Douglas debate sourcebook. Since 2001, champion debaters and coaches have been leading the pack with foundational cases that can be run by any debater throughout the year.

What comes with your order of Red Book:

Initial Release (August 1, 2015)

  1. Section 1: Foundational
    • Chapter 1: The Lincoln-Douglas Debate Round
    • Chapter 2: Values & Criteria
    • Chapter 3: How to Write a Case
    • Chapter 4: Argumentation
    • Chapter 5: Cross-Examination
  2. Section 2: Resolutional
    • “Analyzing Resolution #1 by Breanna Vincent
    • “Philosophies of Resolution #1 by Levi Gulliver
    • “Formal Education and Its Purpose by Peter Allevato
    • “Analyzing Resolution #2” by Chris Ostertag
    • “Definitions in Resolution #2” by Giselle Weiss
    • “Philosophies of Resolution #2” by Levi Gulliver
  3. Section 3: Cases
    • Affirmative Case: Human Flourishing — by Breanna Vincent
    • Affirmative Case: Wisdom and Virtue — By Levi Gulliver
    • Affirmative Case: Progress — by Giselle Weiss
    • Negative Case: Success — by Peter Allevato
    • Negative Case: Sustainable Development — by Chris Ostertag

Addendum Release (October 1, 2015)

  1. Articles
    • And Suddenly, Nazi Germany was Irrelevant  — Article on Resolution #1 by Joseph Abell
    • More About Formal Education — Article on Resolution #1 by Levi Gulliver
    • It’s Only Environmental — Article on Resolution #2 by Emily Erickson
    • What is a Developing Country? — Article on Resolution #2 by Scott Lowery
  2. Cases
    • “21st Century Workplace Competitiveness”—Affirmative Case (R1) by Peter Anderson
    • “Yep, Algebra is Basically Useless” — Negative Case (R1) by Joseph Abell
    • “The Jobs Case” — Negative Case (R1) by Travis Herche
    • “Personal Opportunity” — Affirmative Case (R2) by Scott Lowery
    • “Got Development?” — Affirmative Case (R2) by Michael Tant
    • “Neg doesn’t hug trees” — Negative Case (R2) by Adam Densmore
    • “Penguins & Pollution” — Negative Case (R2) by Emily Erickson

Midseason Release (January 1, 2016)

1st Release – 12/16/15

  1. Article – Stoa – “Flowing” by Chris Jeub
  2. Article – Stoa – “Liberal Arts vs. Practical Skills” by Chris Jeub
  3. Case – Aff – Res #2 – Human Well-being
  4. Case – Neg – Res #2 – Human Life
2nd Release – 12/24/15
  1. Article – Stoa – “Your Value Propositions” by Chris Jeub
  2. Case – Aff – Res #1 – Poverty
  3. Case – Neg – Res #2 – Food Security
  4. Case – Neg – Res #2 – Mutually Compatible
3rd Release – 1/1/16
  1. Case – Aff – Res #1 – Adaptability
  2. Case – Aff – Res #1 – Self-actualization
  3. Case – Aff – Res #1 – Shared Self
  4. Case – Neg – Res #1 – Career