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Reframing Rhetoric A Liberal Politics Without Dogma

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ISBN-10: 1403984026

ISBN-13: 9781403984029

Edition: 2007

Authors: George E. Yoos

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A combination of rhetorical theory and critical thinking, this title argues that liberalism in its most meaningful sense is not ideological, but a politics of rational and civic virtue.
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Book details

List price: $38.00
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 8/15/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 292
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

List of Figures
Reification and Empty Abstraction
The Apparent Demise of Liberalism
Liberalism as "Good Politics"
Direct Elective and Sub Rosa Politics
Wells of Ignorance
Framing Issues in Politics: Separation of Church and State
Rights and Responsibilities
Methodological Liberalism and Its Limits
Liberalism and Practical Reason
Application of a Liberal Frame to Family and Children Issues
Political Argument and Conservatism
Prudential Conservatism
Utilitarian Conservatism
Confucian Conservatism
Rhetorical Aims and Modes: Appeals and Responses
The Rhetoric of Experts
Rhetoric of Storytelling and Expository Modes
Organization and Arrangement: Limitations in the Use of Frames and Perspectives
Variety of Logical Appeals: Appeals to Logos
Ethical Appeal: "Person" as a Forensic Term
Truthfulness and Lying and the Conventions of Advocacy
Authenticity and Hypocrisy and the Conventions of Advocacy
Rhetorical Criticism
Varieties of Rhetorical Criticism and the Limits of Interpretation
Difficulties in Dealing with Presumption
Deceptions, Blunders, and Confusions
Taxonomy of Rhetorical and Logical Flaws
Reference List