Scott Mettler - Rhetorical Precis

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Scott Mettler WR 121 Due: 1/11/07 The Rhetorical Précis Michael Levin, a philosophy professor at the City College of New York City published Feminism and Freedom (1987), advocates that a case can be made for using torture. Levin makes his argument by giving an example of a time when it is “morally mandatory” rather than impermissible to use torture, a terrorist caught two hours before he had planned to detonate an atomic bomb on Manhattan Island. Levin’s purpose is to make readers aware of times when it would be permitted to use torture in order to
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