Two Dogmas of Fiat by Jacob Nails

A. Introduction Most debate resolutions concern policies[1] that do not exist in the status quo and likely will not exist in the near future, if ever. Lincoln-Douglas resolutions in recent history have included such improbable policies as banning handguns (Jan-Feb ’16), establishing a draft (Sep-Oct ’17), and eliminating plea bargaining (Jan-Feb ’18). Debaters seeking to […]

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On Hypocritical Theory by Jake Nebel

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Victory Briefs. Jake Nebel is an executive director at Victory Briefs and (starting fall 2019) assistant professor of philosophy at USC. He recently completed his PhD in philosophy at NYU. 1 Introduction Suppose you’re […]

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