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Author Fisher, Walter R.

Title Human communication as narration [electronic resource] : Toward a Philosophy of Reason, Value, and Action / Walter R. Fisher.

Imprint Columbia, South Carolina : University of South Carolina Press, 1987.


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 Axe ACLS Humanities E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xvi, 201 p. : Grayscale Illustration ; 24 cm.
Series Studies in rhetoric/communication.
ACLS Humanities E-Book.
Note Copyright University of South Carolina 1987, 1989.
Published in Columbia, South Carolina, by the University of South Carolina Press.
Manufactured in the United States of America.
First Paperback Edition.
F. Scott Fitzgerald, excerpted from The Great Gatsby. Copyright 1925 Charles Scribner's Sons; copyright renewed 1953 Frances Scott Fitzgerald Lanahan. Reprinted with the permission of Charles Scribner's Sons. Reprinted with permission of The Bodley Head from The Bodley Head Scott Fitzgerald.
Excerpts from Death of a Salesman by Arthur Miller reprinted by permission of International Creative Management, Inc.
Bibliography Includes indexes.
Contents Part I The Historical Exigence -- Part II The Narrative Paradigm and Related Theories -- Part III Narrative Rationality, Good Reasons, and Audiences -- Part IV Applications.
In the Beginning -- The Connection with Logic -- Narration as a Paradigm of Human Communication -- An Elaboration -- Assessing Nararatives Fidelity: The Logic of Good Reasons -- Narrative Rationality and Qualities of Audiences -- Narrativity and Politics: The Case of Ronald Reagan -- Argument in Drama and Literature -- Choosing between Socrates and Callicles: An Assessment of Philosophical Discource -- In Retrospect.
Reproduction Electronic text and image data. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University of Michigan, Michigan Publishing, 2021. EPUB file. ([ACLS Humanities E-Book])
Subject Communication -- Philosophy.
Narration (Rhetoric).
Genre/Form Electronic books
Added Author Arnold, Carroll C. Series Editor.
American Council of Learned Societies.
In: ACLS Humanities E-Book. URL:
ISBN 9780872496248 paper
Standard No. 2027/heb.31801 hdl

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