Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent (New edition)

Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent (New edition)

By: Michael David Hazen (editor), David Cratis Williams (editor)Paperback

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The themes of the essays in "Argumentation Theory and the Rhetoric of Assent" all coalesce around the general question: "When, if ever, is assent justified?" The question immediate triggers complex and multifaceted considerations of argument and, ultimately, power. In parsing out the nature of assent, the essays take divers approaches: aesthetic and symbolist, rationalistic and formalistic, field theory, various conceptualizations of a public sphere, etc. Together, they offer an insightful exploration of an exciting new terrain argumentation studies. "

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David Cratis Williams is Assistant Professor of Speech Communication at the University of Missouri, Rolla. Michael David Hazen is Professor of Speech Communication at Wake Forest University.

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780817353353
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 240
  • ID: 9780817353353
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 0817353356
  • edition: New edition

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