ESP Biography

CAITLIN MEHL, MIT debate team member studying math and economics

Major: math/economics

College/Employer: Not available.

Year of Graduation: Not available.

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Past Classes

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H3316: How to Argue in Spark! 2010 (Mar. 13, 2010)
Contrary to popular belief in this century, the correct rebuttal to an argument is never “u r stoopid”. In this fast-paced, one-time class on persuasion we will review the classy and effective way to form good arguments. Over the course of one hour we will go through basic strategy of both formal persuasion such as essays and APDA style debate, as well informal arguments, a rebuttal pyramid, and Paul Graham's article 'How to Disagree”. This course will cover both theory of argumentation as well as real-world examples and application. No prior experience necessary.