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the presentation of an argument or arguments

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the formal presentation of a stated proposition and the opposition to it (usually followed by a vote)

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It was standard premodern practice to overcome such differences with a formal disputation.
Iran's top nuclear negotiator Abbas Araqchi say that there are disputations over critical issues, but we try to keep on until achieving the final result.
For those already familiar with some of Nascimento's intellectual, artistic, and political myriad of activities that might temporarily forget his sheer range, this volume locates him in Nigeria, on the campus of Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife, engaging the disputations about the representation of the African-Brazilian voice, culminating in fireworks and confrontation at FESTAC 1977 between official and unofficial Brazil at the Festival in Lagos.
Lorenzo Valla's (1407-1457) wrote Dialectical Disputations to refute Aristotleian logic and introduce a commonsense approach to semantics and argument.
In this way, we can read the Heidelberg Disputations as a polemic against Aristotelian speculative theology, as Aristotle's Nicoma-chean Ethics and Physics were considered foundational for scholastic theology.
In mirroring Nietzsche's style, the book is not a systematic treatise that works through a cumulative process of analysis and argumentation; it contains a series of "maxims and arrows" rather than disputations.
After the execution in 1614, Breitinger, then the leader of the Zurich Reformed Church, began a series of public disputations, with required attendance for the state clergy, attacking the Anabaptists, based on newly written, printed statements.
Sport is devalued without its errors and disputations and eccentric rows - if you try and make it perfect you will only succeed in making it tedious.
Not only did he provide lectures and disputations on Aristotle's psychology and ethics, as one might expect in a school of theology, but he also found a place for natural philosophy, even to the point of introducing his students to the details of zoological research.
Addressing the 70th Anniversary of the establishment of the German Near and Middle East Business Association, Gerhard Schroeder once more announced his disagreement with any economic sanctions adding that the world could not reach peace via sanctions and all the problems and disputations should be resolved by diplomacy and negotiations.
The judiciary should be left to get on with its key constitutional role of administering justice - without fear or favor - while hopefully the politicians will resume their disputations in a more measured fashion.
Despite this systematic presupposition of a great deal of collegial agreement, Stanglin indicates that "the disputations of Arminius provide a fundamental window into his thought" (44).
An analysis of the disputations produced between 1603 and 1609 leads Stanglin to conclude that the main differences between Arminius and the other Leiden theologians are his emphasis on faith as a condition for election, and his belief in the resistibility of grace.
Jesuit students could exercise acting, speaking, convicting, arguing on exams, disputations and Jesuit fathers could influence their audience by preaching; still the Jesuit curriculum ordered to produce school plays.
Bucer traveled most of his life to participate in disputations to further the Reformation and to assist in both the reforming efforts of other southern German cities and the failed reformation of the prince-bishopric of Cologne.