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Rhetoric

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  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 2.99

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoric—the ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your arguments—and outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of... more...

  • What to Talk Aboutby Chris Colin; Rob Baedeker; Tony Millionaire

    Chronicle Books LLC 2014; US$ 11.99

    Homo sapiens have been speaking for hundreds of years?and yet basic communication still stymies us. We freeze up in elevators, on dates, at parties, under Dumpsters. We stagger through our exchanges merely hoping not to crash, never considering that we might soar. We go home sweaty and eat a birthday cake in the shower. But no more. With What to... more...

  • Neurorhetorics - Jack SOCIETYby Jordynn Jack

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    In academia, as well as in popular culture, the prefix "neuro-" now occurs with startling frequency. Scholars now publish research in the fields of neuroeconomics, neurophilosophy, neuromarketing, neuropolitics, and neuroeducation. Consumers are targeted with enhanced products and services, such as brain-based training exercises, and babies are kept... more...

  • Newspeak: A Dictionary of Jargonby Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00

    George Orwell coined the term ?Newspeak? for his novel 1984 , the purpose of which was designed to shrink vocabularies and eliminate subtlety and nuance. For this dictionary, first published to herald the year 1984, Jonathon Green compiled nearly 8, 000 entries ? selected from the slangs and specific vocabularies of trades, professions and interests... more...

  • Dictionary of Jargonby Jonathon Green

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First published in 1987, the Dictionary of Jargon expands on its predecessor Newspeak ( Routledge Revivals , 2014) as an authoritative reference guide to specialist occupational slang, or jargon. Containing around 21, 000 entries, the dictionary encompasses a truly eclectic range of fields and includes extensive coverage of both British and U.S.... more...

  • Traditions of Writing Researchby CHARLES BAZERMAN; Robert Krut; KAREN LUNSFORD; Susan McLeod; Suzie Null; Paul Rogers; Amanda Stansell

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 56.95

    Traditions of Writing Research  reflects the different styles of work offered at the Writing Research Across Borders conference. Organized by Charles Bazerman, one of the pre-eminent scholars in writing studies, the conference facilitated an unprecedented gathering of writing researchers. Representing the best of the works presented, this collection... more...

  • Adaptive Rhetoric: Evolution, Culture, and the Art of Persuasionby Alex C. Parrish

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Rhetorical scholarship has for decades relied solely on culture to explain persuasive behavior. While this focus allows for deep explorations of historical circumstance, it neglects the powerful effects of biology on rhetorical behavior ? how our bodies and brains help shape and constrain rhetorical acts. Not only is the cultural model incomplete,... more...

  • Chinese Discourse on Translationby Martha Cheung Pui Yiu

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Plato in the Third Sophisticby Ryan C. Fowler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Plato in the Third Sophistic examines the influence and impact of Plato and Platonism in the era of Byzantine and Christian rhetoric. The volume brings together specially commissioned articles from leading scholars of late antique philosophy and literature. Their examinations show that Plato is the single most important and influential literary figure... more...

  • Discourse and Democracyby Michael Farrelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations.  The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of the State. The central theme of the book is the paradox of... more...