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Today, in an ever narrowing spiral of obscurity, we bring you something from the one and only Onasandros.
New discussions of the so-called “Liar Paradox” have broken out at several places on the web in recent weeks (1) (2) and these always bring to my mind at least a number of critical ways in which the Peircean paradigm of logic as semiotics differs from the fallback paradigm that bedevils the thinking of those who have yet to see by Peirce’s lights. 108 more words
What is entailed in using a rhetorical approach to make sense of rhetoric?
The definition of ‘rhetoric’, as defined by the course this essay is written under and as pointed out in the week five lecture slides, is ‘the art of persuasion, a skilled use of language, language designed to impress or persuade an audience’ (Dearman Rhetoric I 10).1,932 more words