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- HarperCollins 2011; Not Available
?Like a long periodic sentence, this book rumbles along, gathers steam, shifts gears, and packs a wallop.? ?Roy Blount Jr. ?Language lovers will flock to this homage to great writing.? ? Booklist Outspoken New York Times columnist Stanley Fish offers an entertaining, erudite analysis of language and rhetoric in this delightful celebration... more...
- Thorogood Publishing 2003; US$ 19.95
This guide to speechmaking covers: presentation and thinking on your feet; handling your audience; chairing meetings; dealing with the media; microphones and other practicalities; and impromptu speaking and other special occasions. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 49.95
In this second edition of Steve Fuller's original work Philosophy, Rhetoric, and the End of Knowledge: A New Beginning for Science and Technology Studies, James Collier joins Fuller in developing an updated and accessible version of Fuller's classic volume. The new edition shifts focus slightly to balance the discussions of theory and practice, and... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00
This rich anthology of memorial tributes serves as a welcome reminder that, although words cannot necessarily assuage grief, they can provide tremendous comfort and perspective during our times of loss. The likes of Dr. Martin Luther King, Benjamin Franklin, W.H. Auden and Diana, Princess of Wales, as well as ordinary folk from the seventeenth century... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 49.99
A guide to writing a biomedical research article. It includes chapters that are arranged according to the sequence of tasks that we normally encounter in our writing. It deals with writing and submission of manuscripts. more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 38.95
Scientific Discourse in Sociohistorical Context represents the intersection of knowledge and method, examined from the perspective of three distinct disciplines: linguistics, rhetoric-composition, and history. Herein, Dwight Atkinson describes the written language and rhetoric of the Royal Society of London, based on his analysis of its affiliated... more...
Fix, Ulla; Gardt, Andreas; Knape, Joachim: Rhetorik und Stilistik / Rhetoric and Stylistics. Halbband 1De Gruyter 2008; US$ 531.00
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...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 19.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...