Instigator / Pro
28
1518
rating
3
debates
66.67%
won
Topic

Philosophy should be mandatory subject for students both in lower and higher education.

Status
Finished

All stages have been completed. The voting points distribution and the result are presented below.

Arguments points
12
3
Sources points
8
4
Spelling and grammar points
4
3
Conduct points
4
2

With 4 votes and 16 points ahead, the winner is ...

McSloth
Parameters
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Publication date
Last update date
Category
Education
Time for argument
Two days
Voting system
Open voting
Voting period
One week
Point system
Four points
Rating mode
Rated
Characters per argument
30,000
Contender / Con
12
1440
rating
4
debates
0.0%
won
Description
~ 477 / 5,000

This debate will be weighing the pros and cons of philosophy as a subject for students. As the pro in this debate I will attempt to prove the merit of philosophy and why it should become mandatory, while the con will argue that philosophy should not become a mandatory subject for students. I look forward to this debate and feel free to put forth questions in the first round, be it about definitions or judging criteria. We will present our actual arguments starting round 2.

Round 1
Pro
First off, thank you for taking on this debate, I look forward to what is brought to the table in this debate. 

Do you have any questions regarding this debate? If not we can begin the actual debate in round two. 

Con
Forfeited
Round 2
Pro
Well damn, I was actually looking forward to this debate. Well might as well present at least one argument. 

Philosophy has been proven to enhance student's abilities in core areas, for example a study conducted in the United Kingdom found that children who attended a weekly, hour long class that covered philosophy, saw improvements in both math and reading ability. 

With this argument and the fact that my opponent has failed to present anything, I would strongly encourage you all to vote for the Proposition. I apologise to anyone who came here looking for a real debate. 




Con
Forfeited
Round 3
Pro
Argument extended. 
Con
Forfeited
Round 4
Pro
Argument extended, make sure to vote for the Proposition. 
Con
Forfeited