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    Norms of Rhetorical Culture.Thomas B. Farrell - 1993 - Yale University Press.
    Rhetoric is widely regarded by both its detractors and advocates as a kind of antithesis to reason. In this book Thomas B. Farrell restores rhetoric as an art of practical reason and enlightened civic participation, grounding it in its classical tradition—particularly in the rhetoric of Aristotle. And, because prevailing modernist world views bear principal responsibility for the disparagement of rhetorical tradition, Farrell also offers a critique of the dominant currents of modern humanist thought. Farrell argues that rhetoric is not antithetical (...)
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    Sizing Things Up: Colloquial Reflection as Practical Wisdom. [REVIEW]Thomas B. Farrell - 1998 - Argumentation 12 (1):1-14.
    This essay reintroduces Rhetoric as the principle art for giving emphasis and importance to contested matters; in other words, for making things matter. In a speculative reading of the Aristotelian rhetorical tradition, Aristotle's interpretations of magnitude, contengency and practical wisdom are critically examined from both an aesthetic and an ethical-political point of view. The concluding discussion attempts to apply these same concepts to a growing dilemma in the present age. The dilemma is that monumental changes in scale have all but (...)
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    Rhetoric in History as Theory and Praxis: A Blast From the Past.Thomas B. Farrell - 2008 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 41 (4):pp. 323-336.
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    The Weight of Rhetoric: Studies in Cultural Delirium.Thomas B. Farrell - 2008 - Philosophy and Rhetoric 41 (4):pp. 467-487.
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    Tarla Rai Peterson, Sharing the Earth: The Rhetoric of Sustainable Development, University of South Carolina Press. [REVIEW]Thomas B. Farrell - 1999 - Argumentation 13 (4):402-406.
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