Example sentences for: disputation

How can you use “disputation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Since there is disputation about what exactly got said, and your bet was with a friend, Prudie suggests the two of you go out to lunch--Dutch--and devote some of the luncheon conversation to the sad and shabby affair.

  • As an alternative, she offers Asian authoritarianism: "Disputation was rejected in ancient China as 'incompatible with the decorum and harmony cultivated by the true sage.

  • For example, there is not only affirmation by demonstration (ergo, hence, therefore, accordingly , but there is also documentation by postulation (it can be assumed, we can suppose) and also validation by synthesization (basically, in truth, in a very real sense) as well as verification by substitution (that is to say, in other words, in short) . Similarly, there is not only confutation by disputation (on the contrary, notwithstanding, however, nevertheless) , but there is also negation by concession (despite, although, allowing that) and also, not least, refutation by capitulation (it might be argued, it would be easy to conclude) .

  • In "We Do Understand," William Saletan quotes the following sentence from Deborah Tannen's The Argument Culture : "Disputation was rejected in ancient China as incompatible with the decorum and harmony cultivated by the true sage."


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