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Rhetoric

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  • Writing a Biomedical Research Paperby Brian Budgell

    Springer Japan 2008; US$ 49.99

    This book is organized as a guide to writing a biomedical research article, focusing on the writing and submission of manuscripts for research articles. Chapters are arranged according to the sequence of tasks in creating a successful research article. more...

  • Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1by Ulla Fix

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 559.00

    Rhetoric and stylistics deal with successful human communication and the arrangement of language in texts. As the most influential of all language-related disciplines, rhetoric has an ancient tradition and is presently experiencing a remarkable revival. Stylistics analyzes the structures of texts with regard to their semantic potential and their function... more...

  • Thinking of Others: On the Talent for Metaphorby Ted Cohen

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 20.95

    In Thinking of Others , Ted Cohen argues that the ability to imagine oneself as another person is an indispensable human capacity--as essential to moral awareness as it is to literary appreciation--and that this talent for identification is the same as the talent for metaphor. To be able to see oneself as someone else, whether the someone else is... more...

  • The rhetoric of Pope John Paul IIby Joseph R. Blaney; Joseph P. Zompetti

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 39.99

    From the downfall of communism in Eastern Europe to his devotion to Mary to his championing of social justice and orthodox theology, this book examines Pope John Paul II's several moments of persuasive finesse as well as instances when his message could have been crafted more effectively. Written by Catholics, Protestants, Mormons, agnostics, and atheists,... more...

  • Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's Theaetetusby Tschemplik

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 79.99

    Knowledge and Self-Knowledge in Plato's "Theaetetus" examines the dialogue in conversation with others, arriving at the conclusion that it is the absence of self-knowledge in the Theaetetus which leads to its closing impasse regarding knowledge. What Socrates accomplishes in the dialogue is to lead the mathematician Theaetetus to the recognition... more...

  • Renewing Rhetoric's Relation to Compositionby Shane Borrowman; Stuart Brown; Thomas Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 40.95

    Renewing Rhetoric's Relation to Composition comprehensively examines the development of rhetoric and composition, using the writings of Theresa Jarnagin Enos as points of departure for studies of broader trends. Chapters explore such topics as the historical relations of rhetoric and composition, their evolution within programs of study, and Enos's... more...

  • Critical Inquiryby Michael Boylan

    Westview Press 2009; US$ 19.99

    A succinct handbook on reading and responding critically to argumentative texts, suitable alike for courses in informal logic and the argumentative/persuasive essay.   more...

  • Read, Research and Writeby Caroline Brandt

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 50.00

    This book will help students where English is their additional language develop all the necessary study skills needed to achieve success at university more...

  • Metaphor, Nation and the Holocaustby Andreas Musolff

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95

    This book is the first to provide a cognitive analysis of the function of biological/medical metaphors in National Socialist racist ideology and their background in historical traditions of Western political theory. Its main arguments are that the metaphor of the German nation as a body that needed to be rescued from a deadly poison must be viewed... more...

  • Works of Cornelius Tacitusby Cornelius Tacitus

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 4.99

    This collection was designed for optimal navigation on Kindle and other electronic devices. This collection offers lower price, the convenience of a one-time download, and it reduces the clutter in your digital library. All books included in this collection feature a hyperlinked table of contents and footnotes. The collection is complimented by an... more...