The Resource Speaking of Equality : an Analysis of the Rhetorical Force of Èquality' in Moral and Legal Discourse, (electronic resource)

Speaking of Equality : an Analysis of the Rhetorical Force of Èquality' in Moral and Legal Discourse, (electronic resource)

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Speaking of Equality : an Analysis of the Rhetorical Force of Èquality' in Moral and Legal Discourse
Title
Speaking of Equality
Title remainder
an Analysis of the Rhetorical Force of Èquality' in Moral and Legal Discourse
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Language
eng
Summary
Aristotle noted that ""equality"" is the plea not of those who are satisfied but of those who seek change, and the word has long been invoked in the name of social reform. It retains its force because arguments for equality put arguments for inequality on the defensive. But why is ""equality"" laudatory and ""inequality"" pejorative? In this first book-length analysis of the rhetorical force of equality arguments, Peter Westen argues that they derive their persuasiveness largely from the kind of word that ""equality"" is, rather than from the values it incorporates. By focusing on ord
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EBLCP
Dewey number
320.011
Index
no index present
LC call number
JC575
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Studies in Moral, Political, and Legal Philosophy
Label
Speaking of Equality : an Analysis of the Rhetorical Force of Èquality' in Moral and Legal Discourse, (electronic resource)
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cr
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multicolored
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text
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Contents
Cover; Contents; Part 1: The Ordinary Meaning of 'Equality'; Part 2: Some More Equal than Others; Part 3: Precepts of Equality ; Part 4: The Rhetoric of Equality
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ocn884012836
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1 online resource (343 pages)
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Isbn
9781400861484
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