Kenneth Burke: A Dialogue of Motives

Kenneth Burke: A Dialogue of Motives

By: Jeffrey S. Murray (author)Paperback

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Kenneth Burke: A Dialogue of Motives employs the philosophy of ethics of Emmanuel Levinas to develop a uniquely dramatistic philosophy of ethics. Jeffrey Murray analyzes Kenneth Burke's A Grammar of Motives and A Rhetoric of Motives and offers the notion of "a dialogue of motives" as a completion of Burke's proposed trilogy and as a supplement to Burke's own tools for rhetorical criticism.

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Jeffrey W. Murray, Doctor of Philosophy in Communication Studies (Rhetorical Studies), is an Independent Scholar.


Chapter 1 List of Figures Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Acknowledgments Chapter 4 Introduction Chapter 5 Building a Dramatistic Theory of Ethics: Kenneth Burke, Ethics, and the Call of the Other; An Other Ethics for Kenneth Burke; Rhetorical Criticism and the Call of the Other Chapter 6 A Dialogue of Motives: Recalcitrance and Irony; Grammar, Rhetoric, Dialogue: A Trilogy of Motives; Dialectic, Dialogue, and Justice Chapter 7 Concluding Acknowledgment Chapter 8 Bibliography Chapter 9 Index Chapter 10 Author's Biographical Sketch

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  • publication date: 01/11/2002
  • ISBN13: 9780761824138
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 198
  • ID: 9780761824138
  • weight: 263
  • ISBN10: 0761824138

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