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Boxing Plato's Shadow An Introduction to the Study of Human Communication

ISBN-10: 0072483903

ISBN-13: 9780072483901

Edition: 2004

Authors: Michael Dues, Mary Brown

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List price: $66.67
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 9/5/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 128
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.352
Language: English

Foreword to Instructors
Note to the Students
Introduction
The Beginning of Communication Study
A Market for Communication Knowledge and Skill
The Sophists Plato's Shadow
Aristotle's Resolution
Boxing Plato's Shadow
Contributions of Plato and Socrates to the Study of Communication
Communication Study from Aristotle's Time to the 20th Century Rhetoric in Egypt and Rome Rhetoric in Christian Europe New Relevance for Rhetoric in England and the New World Elocution A Changing Academic World and the Birth of a New Discipline
Humanistic Study of Communication in the 20th Century
Rhetorical Scholarship and the Practical Art of Speech
Rhetorical Theory Evolves Hermeneutics and Postmodernism in Rhetorical Scholarship
The Emerging Social Science of Communication Study Social Science
Quantitative and Qualitative Methods in Social Science
Summary: The Nature of Social Science
Foundations of Social Science and Communication
Study in the 19th Century
Early Scientific Study of Communications: 1920s to 1940s Communication Research and World War II
The Growth of Communication Science after the War
Integrating Speech and Communication Study
Recent Trends in Communication Study
Communication Study Today The Value of Different Approaches Challenges
Facing Social Science Challenges
Facing Humanist Scholars Areas of Specialization in Communication Research
Communication Study as Interdisciplinary Scholarship
Enduring Issues Confronting our Field Communication Study and You