TITLE

Reasoned Argument and Social Change: An Introduction to Selected Papers from the 17th National Communication Association/American Forensics Association Alta Conference on Argumentation

AUTHOR(S)
Rowland, Robert C.
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Conference Proceedings -- National Communication Association/Ame;Jul2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Conference Proceeding
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An introduction is presented in which the editor discusses various reports within the issue on topics including political theorist James Madison's definition of faction and the danger of faction, his idea on the forces threatening representative democracy, and his faith in representative democracy.
ACCESSION #
93281687

 

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