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Mere Rhetoric

Welcome to Mere Rhetoric, the podcast for beginners and insiders about the ideas, people and movements who have shaped rhetorical history.

Jun 19, 2014

Foucault takes us from torture and hanging to the more nefarious complete control of our wills to show us that when we are unfettered, we are not free.

Jun 10, 2014

I always state my demands, says the pirate. This is a good way to remember the 5 Canons of Rhetoric "Invention, Arrangment, Style, Memorization and Delivery." Today we talk about the canons of rhetoric and how to use them to prosecute piracy without a single cannon.

Jun 5, 2014

Hot, fresh rhetoric, straight from the 2014 Rhetoric Society of America conference! Two excellent addresses focus on whiteness: Linda Martin Alcoff, the keynote speaker, and Kris Radcliffe, the speaker at the luncheon on Sunday.