6 - Argument and Ethics Guidelines toleration will and...

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Epistemology: What is the theory of knowledge? What are reliable sources? Scott: Rhetoric may be viewed as creating truth not giving effectiveness to it. Analytical arguments imply certainty Substantial Arguments: Substantial arguments involve some sort of type shift that is the conclusion contains an element not present in the premises. Knowledge Redefined: Knowledge not based on timeless certainty Rhetoric functions as a way of knowing Knowledge is created by evolving arguments and cooperative critical inquiry
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Unformatted text preview: Argument and Ethics: Guidelines: toleration, will and responsibility Working to create situational truth in the face of uncertainty Modernizing Aristotle: Emphasis on spheres/modes of argument and their different standards of judgment Three Spheres: 1. Personal: informal argument, small audience 2. Technical: specialized argument, narrow audience 3. Political: deliberative argument, general audience...
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2012 for the course CRS 183 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Syracuse.

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