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Saving Persuasion

A Defense of Rhetoric and Judgment

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ISBN 9780674032293

Publication Date: 03/31/2009


290 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Persuasion
  • Part One: Against Rhetoric
    • 1. The Rhetoric against Rhetoric: Hobbes
    • 2. Persuading without Convincing: Rousseau
    • 3. The Sovereignty of Scholars: Kant
  • Part Two: For Rhetoric
    • 4. Drawing upon Judgment: Aristotle
    • 5. Conviction and Controversy: Cicero
    • 6. Persuasion and Deliberation
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index

Awards & Accolades

  • 2007 Delba Winthrop Mansfield Memorial Fund Book Award
  • 2006 First Book Award, Foundations of Political Theory Section of the American Political Science Association

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