Science Reason Rhetoric

Offers some illuminating discussions of the varied appearances of rhetoric in the practice of science.
Rhetorica

This volume marks a unique collaboration by internationally distinguished scholars in the history, rhetoric, philosophy, and sociology of science. Converging on the central issues of rhetoric of science, the essays focus on figures such as Galileo, Harvey, Darwin, von Neumann; and on issues such as the debate over cold fusion or the continental drift controversy. Their vitality attests to the burgeoning interest in the rhetoric of science.

344 Pages, 6 x 9 in.

March, 2012

isbn : 9780822961963

about the editors

Henry Krips

Henry Krips is professor of communication and chair of the Department of Communication at the University of Pittsburgh.

J. E. McGuire is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh.

Trevor Melia is associate professor of communication at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Henry Krips
J.E. McGuire

J. E. McGuire is professor of history and philosophy of science at the University of Pittsburgh.

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J.E. McGuire
Trevor Melia

Trevor Melia is associate professor of communication at the University of Pittsburgh.

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Trevor Melia