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The literature on civility, especially concerning the United States Senate, reveals a particular notion of argumentation that is impersonal and void of intense emotion, which I label “civil rationality.” I contend that civil rationality (as the underlying logos of civility) is too rigid a...
This study extended previous research on the Functional Theory of Political Campaign Discourse to investigate the nature of 21 U.S. Senate campaign debates and 15 gubernatorial debates from 1994 to 2006. Acclaims were more common than attacks or defenses in Senate (56%, 30%, 14%) and...
Despite its apparent limitations, the film An Inconvenient Truth was not only an unlikely hit but also a successful instance of social advocacy that galvanized ordinary people. Al Gore's rhetorical choices in the film presented a compelling, concrete vision of the stakes to be lost or gained,...
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