Aristotle's Ethics and Legal Rhetoric: An Analysis of by FrancesJ. Ranney

By FrancesJ. Ranney

Taking the radical place of facing legislation, classical rhetoric and feminism at the same time, this booklet considers the consequences of ideals approximately language on those that try and theorize approximately and use legislations to complete functional and political reasons. the writer employs Aristotle's terminology to research fiscal and literary faculties of proposal within the US criminal academy, noting the implicit language conception underlying claims through significant thinkers in every one institution in regards to the nature of legislation and its courting to justice. The underlying assumption is that, as legislation can basically paintings via language, ideals approximately its dating to justice are decided by means of assumptions concerning the nature of language. moreover, the writer offers another, feminist rhetoric that, being involved in the construction of texts instead of their interpretation, deals a pragmatic ethic of intervention.

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