Public address and moral judgment critical studies in ethical tensions

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Published by Michigan State University Press in East Lansing .

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Subjects:

  • Rhetoric -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States,
  • Rhetoric -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Speeches, addresses, etc., American -- History and criticism,
  • English language -- United States -- Rhetoric,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1989- -- Moral and ethical aspects,
  • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989 -- Moral and ethical aspects

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Includes bibliographical references.

Book details

StatementEdited by Shawn J. Parry-Giles and Trevor Parry-Giles.
SeriesRhetoric and public affairs series
ContributionsParry-Giles, Shawn J., 1960-, Parry-Giles, Trevor, 1963-
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE839.5 .P827 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23170155M
ISBN 109780870138683
LC Control Number2009007070
OCLC/WorldCa311074873

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