Argumentation Resources

This list of argumentation resources offers help on debating, critical thinking and structuring arguments for debates.

Reasonable People

Essays on different forms of reasoning and argumentation.


This set of resources exemplifies ways in which practical work can be used alongside a pedagogical approach known as argumentation. Argumentation is a core practice used by communities of research scientists, and it is through these activities that science knowledge is developed and agreed. Argumentation activities can be used in school science to mirror this practice.

The Principles of Argumentation

University of California Professor Johnie H. Scott’s guide to argumentation.

The Humboldt Institute

A list of critical thinking and argumentation resources collated by the Humboldt Insitute.

Aristotelian Syllogisms

A primer on using and understanding Aristotlelian syllogisms.

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