Glossary

analysis

examination of the elements or structure of something.

arguments

reasons given to persuade others that a belief or action is right or wrong.

counterclaims

arguments that could be raised against yours

criteria

a standard by which something may be judged.

critical race theory

Investigates racial disparities embedded in political, economic, legal, and social systems.

disinterestedness

They are not invested in a particular outcome and stand to gain or lose nothing by taking a side in a dispute.

ethos

The character of a speaker or rhetor.

hypothesis

A provisional claim that requires further information and testing to verify.

interrogative

Posing and answering questions

Monograph

A monograph is a specialist work of writing or exhibition on a single subject or an aspect of a subject, often by a single author or artist, and usually on a scholarly subject. For more information, visit: Wikipedia 

Positing

assume as a fact; put forward as a basis of argument.

Definition from Oxford Languages

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