Title

An Exploration of Form and Force in Rhetoric and Argumentation

Document Type

Book Chapter

Publication Date

1990

Publication Title

Argumentation theory and the rhetoric of assent

Department

Communication Studies

Abstract

A collection of essays focusing on the question when, if ever, assent to a proposition is justified. From a variety of perspectives, the contributors seek an alternative to the dissensus bred by scepticism and the consensus bred by faithful adherence to dogma.