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Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Nancy S. Struever

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777481
eISBN:
9780226777504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777504.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Since antiquity, philosophy and rhetoric have traditionally been cast as rivals, with the former often lauded as a search for logical truth and the latter usually disparaged as empty speech. But in ... More

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Toward a Rhetoric of Insult

Thomas Conley

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226114774
eISBN:
9780226114798
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226114798.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

From high school cafeterias to the floor of Congress, insult is a truly universal and ubiquitous cultural practice with a long and earthy history, and yet this most human of human behaviors is not ... More

Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Why We Need Ordinary Language Philosophy

Sandra Laugier

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226470542
eISBN:
9780226037554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226037554.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Focused on clarity and logical argument, analytic philosophy has dominated the discipline in the United States, Australia, and Britain over the past one hundred years, and it is often seen as a ... More

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