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Trained Capacities John Dewey, Rhetoric, and Democratic Practice

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ISBN-10: 1611173183

ISBN-13: 9781611173185

Edition: N/A

Authors: Brian Jackson, Gregory Clark

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The essays in this collection, written by sixteen scholars in rhetoric and communications studies, demonstrate American philosopher John Dewey's wide-ranging influence on rhetoric in an intellectual tradition that addresses the national culture's fundamental conflicts between self and society, freedom and responsibility, and individual advancement and the common good. Editors Brian Jackson and Gregory Clark propose that this influence is at work both in theoretical foundations, such as science, pragmatism, and religion, and in Dewey's debates with other public intellectuals such as Jane Addams, Walter Lippmann, James Baldwin, and W. E. B. Du Bois.Jackson and Clark seek to establish Dewey as…    
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Book details

Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 1/2/2014
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188

Brian Jackson is an associate professor of English and university writing coordinator at Brigham Young University. He has published articles in Rhetoric Review, Composition Studies, College Composition and Communication, and other publications.