A Call For Papers for Inclusion in a Text
Rhetoric and Ethics: Crossing Disciplinary Divides
Is it possible/desirable to document how rhetoric and ethics intertwine?
Both are processes of inquiry used to negotiate judgments in
a world of competing claims and divergent courses of action; neither are
disconnected from day-to-day living.
Would an explicit connection provide insight into how culture is
taken up and lived by concrete individuals and groups in specific moments
Would it help make frameworks of meaning more easily understood, thereby
adding to one's repertoire of rhetorical ethical calculation?
Would it help students express themselves persuasively and self-critically
while being empathetic to those views and practices different from their
Send a two-page abstract of pedagogical and/or theoretical essays
that tackle such questions and others regarding ethics and rhetoric and
the implications of the ways in which their relationship is represented
by May 15, 2001 to
Riverdale, NY 10471
Robert C. Sutton
Cape Fear Community College
411 N. Front Street
Wilmington, NC 28401