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By C. H. Knoblauch

ISBN-10: 0874219353

ISBN-13: 9780874219357

In Discursive Ideologies, C. H. Knoblauch argues that ecu rhetorical conception includes a number of targeted and essentially adverse traditions of discourse. Writing accessibly for the higher department pupil, Knoblauch resists the traditional narrative of a unified Western rhetorical culture. He identifies deep ideological and epistemological modifications that exist between strands of Western concept and which are dependent in divergent "grounds of meaningfulness.” those conflicts underlie and impression present discourse approximately very important public issues.

Knoblauch considers six "stories” in regards to the that means of which means in an try and solution the query, what encourages us to think that language acts are significant? Six distinct ideologies of Western rhetoric emerge: magical rhetoric, ontological rhetoric, objectivist rhetoric, expressivist rhetoric, sociological rhetoric, and deconstructive rhetoric. He explores the character of language and the real position those rhetorics play within the discourses that topic such a lot to humans, resembling faith, schooling, public coverage, technological know-how, legislation, and history.

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