Rhetoric, Reason and Society: Rationality as Dialogue

Rhetoric, Reason and Society: Rationality as Dialogue by George Myerson epub pdf fb2

Title: Rhetoric, Reason and Society: Rationality as Dialogue
Author: George Myerson
ISBN10: 0803978677
ISBN13: 978-0803978676
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 1 edition (January 24, 1995)
Language: English
Subcategory: Humanities
Size PDF: 1294 kb
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Rating: 4.3/5
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Pages: 160 pages
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Rhetoric, Reason and Society: Rationality as Dialogue by George Myerson


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This fascinating work examines some of the major arguments about modernity, culture and rationality that have emerged from recent debates on critical theory, liberal theory, the self, postmodernity, dialogic rationalism, ethics and argument.

What is the relationship between knowledge, expertise and participatory dialogue? How is the `good life′ connected to rationality? In what way is thinking dialogical and rhetorical? This original and lucid text addresses these and other questions, offering a broad-ranging synthesis of diverse theories to show how reason, dialogue and communication are inextricably linked.

Myerson provides a sustained discussion of contemporary theories concerning models of rational dial