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Title Argumentation theory and the rhetoric of assent / edited by David Cratis Williams and Michael David Hazen
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©1990


Description 1 online resource (viii, 230 pages)
Series Studies in rhetoric and communication
Studies in rhetoric and communication.
Contents Introduction : argumentation theory as critical practice / J. Robert Cox -- Rationality and assent. The centrality of justification : principles of warranted assertability / Raymie E. McKerrow -- Realism and the rhetoric of assent / Earl Croasmun -- Forum and function in assent : Descriptive approaches. An exploration of form and force in rhetoric and argumentation / James Jasinski -- The implied arguer / Randall A. Lake -- Metaphor and presence in argument / Charles Kauffman and Donn W. Parson -- Arguments in fiction / Michael Weiler -- Form and function in assent : field studies. Purpose, argument evaluation, and the crisis in the public sphere / Robert C. Rowland -- The problem of the public sphere : three diagnoses / Charles Arthur Willard -- The turn to critical advocacy. Cultures of discourse : Marxism and rhetorical theory / James Arnt Aune -- The rhetorical tradition, modern communication, and the grounds of justified assent / G. Thomas Goodnight
Notes Consists of papers thoroughly revised and heavily edited by original authors as well as editors after having been presented at two Wake Forest University argumentation conferences, held at Wake Forest in Nov. 1982 and Nov. 1984
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 196-219) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Forensics (Public speaking) -- Congresses
Forensics (Public speaking)
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings
Congressen (vorm)
Form Electronic book
Author Williams, David Cratis, 1955-
Hazen, Michael David, 1947-
ISBN 0585203202