a. Along similar lines. [X] argues that ______.
h. There seems to be no compelling reason to argue that ______.
C. As a rebuttal to this point, it could be argued that ______.
d. There are Ithreel main arguments that can be advanced to sup ______.
e. The underlying argument in favor of) against [X] is that ______.
f. [X]’s argument in favor of/ against [Y] runs as follows: ______.
a. In this [paper], I put forward the claim that ______.
b. [X] develops the claim that ______.
C. There is ample/ growing support for the claim that ______.
d. [X]’s findings lend support to the claim that ______.
e. Taking a middle-ground position. [X] claims that ______.
a. The data gathered in the [pilot study] suggest that ______.
b, The data appears to suggest that ______.
c. The data yielded by this [study] provide strong/convincing evidence that ______.
d A closer look at the data indicates that ______.
e. The data generated by [X] are reported in [table 1] ______.
f. The aim of this [section] is to generalize beyond the data and ______.
a. [X] has encouraged debate on ______.
b. There has been an inconclusive debate about whether ______.
C. The question of whether ______ has caused much debate in [our profession] [over the years]
d. (Much of) the current debate revolves around ______.
a. In this section/chapter, the discussion will point to ______.
b. The foregoing discussion implies that ______.
C. For the sake of discussion, I would like to argue that ______.
d. In this study, the question under discussion is ______.
e. In this paper, the discussion centers on ______.
f. [X] lies at the heart of the discussion on ______.
a. The available evidence seems to suggest that ______/ point to ______.
b. On the basis of the evidence currently available, it seems fair to suggest that ______.
c. There is overwhelming evidence for the notion that ______.
d, Further evidence supporting/against [X] may lie in the findings of[Y], who ______.
a. I will now summarize the ground covered in this [chapter] by ______.
b. On logical grounds, there is no compelling reason to argue that ______.
c. [X] takes a middle-ground position on [Y] and argues that ______.
d. On these grounds, we can argue that ______.
e. [X]’s views are grounded on the assumption that ______.
a. This study is an attempt to address the issue of ______.
b. In the present study, the issue under is ______.
c. The issue of whether ______ is clouded by the fact that ______.
d. To portray the issue in [X]’s terms, ______.
e. Given the centrality of this issue to [my claim], I will now ______.
f. This [chapterl is concerned with the issue of [how/whether/what] ______.
a. [X] is prominent in the literature on [y].
b. There is a rapidly growing literature on [XI, which indicates that ______.
c. The literature shows no consensus on [X], which means that ______.
d. The(current) literature on [X] abounds with examples of ______.
a. The main theoretical premise behind [X] is that ______.
b. [X] and [Y] share an important premise: ______.
c. [X] is premised on the assumption that ______.
d. The basic premises of [X]’s theory / argument are ______.
e. The arguments against [X]’s premise rest on (four assumptions: ______.
a. This study draws on research conducted by ______.
b. Although there has been relatively little research on /into [X], ______.
c. In the last [X] years, [Educational] research has provided ample support for the assertion that ______.
d. Current research appears/ seems to validate the view that ______.
e. Research on/into ______ does not suppport view that ______.
f. Further research in this area may include ______ and ______.
g, Evidence for [X] is borne out by research that shows ______.
h There is insufficient research on /into ______ to draw any firm conclusions about /on ______.
a. The consensus view seems to be that ______.
b [X] propounds the view that ______.
c. Current research (does not)appear(s) to validate such a view.
d, There have been dissenters to the view that ______.
e. The answer to [X]/The difference between [X] and [Y] is not as clearcut as popular views might suggest.
f. The view that ______ is in line with [common sense].
g. I am not alone in my view that ______.
h. [X] puts forward the view that ______.
i. [X]’s views rest on the assumption that ______.