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Download E-books Islandology: Geography, Rhetoric, Politics PDF

By Marc Shell

Islandology is a fast paced, fact-filled comparative essay in serious topography and cultural geography that cuts throughout diversified cultures and argues for a global of islands. The e-book explores the logical effects of geographic position for the advance of philosophy and the examine of limits (Greece) and for the institution of North Sea democracy (England and Iceland), explains the site of army hot-spots and nice towns (Hormuz and Manhattan), and sheds new gentle on dozens of world-historical productions whose motivating islandic point has now not heretofore been well-known (Shakespeare's Hamlet and Wagner's Ring of the Nibelung). Written via Shell in view of the melting of the world's nice ice islands, Islandology indicates not just new ways in which we predict approximately islands but additionally why and the way we predict through them.

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Download E-books Introduction to Rhetorical Theory PDF

During this hugely available new version, Hauser systematically presents a humanistic account of what transpires whilst humans speak for a few objective. His masterful mixture of classical and modern brooding about using language and the worth of symbolic inducements for social cooperation illuminates primary rhetorical precepts and their implications for shaping human realities. the hot bankruptcy on publics concept enhances the 4 chapters that introduce the vast topics and matters crucial for a rhetorical method of conversation. the recent bankruptcy on narrative conception bridges the 4 chapters dedicated to the content material of rhetoric and the concluding chapters that emphasize symbolic techniques wherein people result in social cooperation and represent social fact. in the course of the textual content, Hauser skillfully underscores the facility of language to give a selected truth. He explores the elemental dating among public discourse and judgment, supporting scholars comprehend the middle of rhetoric's civic functionality. via correct, present examples, he illustrates how wisdom and gear form our social and political practices and the way either are shaped via discourse.

Titles of comparable curiosity additionally on hand from Waveland Press: Foss, Rhetorical feedback: Exploration and Practice, Fourth version (ISBN 9781577665861); Foss et al., Contemporary views on Rhetoric, thirtieth Anniversary version (ISBN 9781478615248); Foss et al., Readings in modern Rhetoric (ISBN 9781577662068); Sillars-Gronbeck, Communication feedback: Rhetoric, Social Codes, Cultural Studies (ISBN 9781577661719); and Smith, Rhetoric and Human realization: A History, 3rd version (ISBN 9781577665878).

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Download E-books Preventing Disease: Beyond the Rhetoric PDF

By Walter O. Spitzer (auth.), Richard B. Goldbloom M.D., Robert S. Lawrence M.D. (eds.)

Preventing Disease, the offspring of a rare collaboration among the U.S. and Canadian Preventive companies activity Forces, offers a meticulous and goal overview of the broadcast proof on preventive measures. interpreting such diversified and proper issues as screening for endometrial melanoma, workout counselling for fit adults, and the facts for a causal relation among nutritional lipids and heart sickness, this quantity displays the editors' shared conviction that concepts for preventive motion may still hardly exceed what's good justified via the proof. within the present interval, characterised because the moment Public future health Revolution, the authors' hard-nosed strategy leads them to invite the cruel questions. Are preventive measures cost-saving? Does preventive screening truly bring about remedy in scientific perform? Does the remedy do extra solid than damage? To what quantity does our wish to get rid of motives of significant incapacity, in poor health healthiness and untimely demise cloud our objectivity? All thinking about preventive drugs, neighborhood wellbeing and fitness, and first care will locate invaluable stimulation for idea and motion during this booklet: the contributions have long past past the rhetoric.

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Download E-books Writing in Action PDF

By Paul Mills

Writing in Action offers a step by step, useful advisor to the method of writing. even though the emphasis is on inventive writing, fiction, poetry and drama, it additionally covers autobiographical writing, the writing of stories and essays. simply because it is a booklet approximately strategy, instead of product, Writing in Action additionally appears on the perform of version and editing.
Writing in Action:

  • shows new writers how you can get started
  • develops the arrogance of more matured writers
  • encourages experimentation and creativity
  • stimulates severe know-how via inclusion of illustrative texts
  • encourages writing as a ability, in addition to an art-form

Writing in Action permits new writers to get as regards to the adventure of writing; the questions writers ask, and the alternatives they make. The ebook is filled with useful feedback and self-evaluation routines, in addition to necessary tips about variety, sentence constitution, punctuation and vocabulary. this is often a terrific path textual content for college students and a useful consultant to self-study.

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Download E-books The Argumentative Turn in Policy Analysis and Planning PDF

Public coverage is made up of language. even if in written or oral shape, argument is critical to all elements of the coverage approach. so simple as this perception appears to be like, its implications for coverage research and making plans are profound. Drawing from contemporary paintings on language and argumentation and touching on such theorists as Wittgenstein, Habermas, Toulmin, and Foucault, those essays discover the interaction of language, motion, and tool in either the perform and the speculation of policy-making.
The members, students of foreign renown who variety around the theoretical spectrum, emphasize the political nature of the coverage planner's paintings and pressure the position of persuasive arguments in useful selection making. spotting the rhetorical, communicative personality of coverage and making plans deliberations, they convey that coverage arguments are unavoidably selective, either shaping and being formed through kinfolk of energy. those essays exhibit the practices of coverage analysts and planners in robust new ways--as issues of sensible argumentation in advanced, hugely political environments. additionally they make an immense contribution to modern debates over postempiricism within the social and coverage sciences.

Contributors. John S. Dryzek, William N. Dunn, Frank Fischer, John Forester, Maarten Hajer, Patsy Healey, Robert Hoppe, Bruce Jennings, Thomas J. Kaplan, Duncan MacRae, Jr., Martin Rein, Donald Schon, J. A. Throgmorton

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Download E-books Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing, MLA Update Edition (13th Edition) PDF

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Download E-books Rhetoric (Dover Thrift Editions) PDF

One of the seminal works of Western philosophy, Aristotle's Rhetoric greatly motivated all next inspiration at the topic — philosophical, political, and literary. targeting using language as either a motor vehicle and a device to form persuasive argument, Aristotle delineates with striking perception either functional and aesthetic parts and their right mix in a good presentation, oral or written. He additionally emphasizes the function of language achieve precision and readability of thought.
The ancients appeared rhetoric because the crowning highbrow self-discipline — the synthesis of logical ideas and different wisdom attained from years of education. glossy readers will locate substantial relevance in Aristotelian rhetoric and its specialise in constructing persuasive instruments of argumentation. Aristotle's examinations of the way to compose and interpret speeches provide major insights into the language and magnificence of up to date communications, from ads to information reviews and different media.

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Download E-books Mania and Literary Style: The Rhetoric of Enthusiasm from the Ranters to Christopher Smart (Cambridge Studies in Eighteenth-Century English Literature and Thought) PDF

By Clement Hawes

This hugely unique research of the "manic kind" in enthusiastic writing of the 17th and eighteenth centuries identifies a line of effect working from the unconventional visionary and prophetic writing of the Ranters and their fellows fans to the paintings of Jonathan speedy and Christopher clever. Its account of the dominant culture's ridicule of enthusiastic writing (an perspective that persists in twentieth-century literary heritage and feedback) offers a strong and bold critique of pervasive assumptions approximately insanity and sanity in literature.

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Download E-books Thou and You in Early Modern English Dialogues: Trials, Depositions, and Drama Comedy (Pragmatics & Beyond New Series) PDF

By Terry Walker

This booklet is a corpus-based learn reading thou and you in 3 speech-related genres from 1560–1760, a very important interval within the heritage of moment individual singular pronouns, spanning the time from while you became dominant to whilst thou grew to become all yet out of date. The research embraces the fields of corpus linguistics, ancient pragmatics, and ancient sociolinguistics. utilizing facts drawn from the lately published A Corpus of English Dialogues 1560–1760 and manuscript fabric, the purpose is to envision which extra-linguistic and linguistic components highlighted by way of prior examine seem rather correct within the choice and relative distribution of thou and you. past learn on thou and you has tended to be aware of Drama and/or been essentially qualitative in nature. Depositions particularly have hitherto got little or no realization. This e-book is meant to assist fill a niche within the literature by way of proposing an in-depth qualitative and quantitative research of pronoun utilization in Trials, Depositions, and, for comparative reasons, Drama Comedy.

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Download E-books Plagiarism Education and Prevention: A Subject-Driven Case-Based Approach (Chandos Information Professional Series) PDF

By Cara Bradley

Educational librarians and collage teachers around the world are grappling with an expanding occurrence of scholar plagiarism. fresh guides urge educators to avoid plagiarism by way of instructing scholars concerning the factor, and a few have recommended the worth of a subject-specific method of plagiarism prevention schooling. there's, even though, a whole loss of assets and counsel for librarians and teachers who are looking to undertake this technique of their educating. This publication opens with a short assessment of plagiarism this present day, via arguments in favour of a subject-based strategy. the remainder of the e-book is split into educational topic parts and contours an outline of the main matters in that topic zone, by means of a excessive profile and fascinating case in the discipline.

  • Subject-based method of spotlight the differing matters and conventions of assorted disciplines
  • Real-life instances to seize pupil awareness and illustrate the consequences of plagiarism in academia and beyond
  • Discussion inquiries to make certain an lively and interesting pupil studying experience

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