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Speaking of equality : an analysis of the rhetorical force of 'equality' in moral and legal discourse, Peter Westen

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Speaking of equality : an analysis of the rhetorical force of 'equality' in moral and legal discourse
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Speaking of equality
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an analysis of the rhetorical force of 'equality' in moral and legal discourse
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Peter Westen
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  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Aristotle noted that ""equality"" is the plea not of those who are satisfied but of those who seek change, and the word has long been invoked in the name of social reform. It retains its force because arguments for equality put arguments for inequality on the defensive. But why is ""equality"" laudatory and ""inequality"" pejorative? In this first book-length analysis of the rhetorical force of equality arguments, Peter Westen argues that they derive their persuasiveness largely from the kind of word that ""equality"" is, rather than from the values it incorporates. By focusing on ordinary l
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MiAaPQ
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1943-
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Westen, Peter
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320/.01/1
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illustrations
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index present
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English
LC call number
JC575
LC item number
.W49 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
  • Studies in moral, political, and legal philosophy
  • Princeton legacy library
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Equality
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Speaking of equality : an analysis of the rhetorical force of 'equality' in moral and legal discourse, Peter Westen
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-310) and index
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online resource
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text
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txt
Contents
""Cover ""; ""Contents ""; ""Part 1: The Ordinary Meaning of 'Equality' ""; ""Part 2: Some More Equal than Others ""; ""Part 3: Precepts of Equality ""; ""Part 4: The Rhetoric of Equality ""
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unknown
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1 online resource (343 p.)
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online
Isbn
9781400861484
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computer
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c
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remote
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  • (CKB)2550000001340500
  • (EBL)1700426
  • (OCoLC)884012836
  • (SSID)ssj0001377632
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11907540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001377632
  • (PQKBWorkID)11329293
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1700426
  • (OCoLC)889253047
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse40595
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001340500
Label
Speaking of equality : an analysis of the rhetorical force of 'equality' in moral and legal discourse, Peter Westen
Publication
Copyright
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 289-310) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
""Cover ""; ""Contents ""; ""Part 1: The Ordinary Meaning of 'Equality' ""; ""Part 2: Some More Equal than Others ""; ""Part 3: Precepts of Equality ""; ""Part 4: The Rhetoric of Equality ""
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (343 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861484
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)2550000001340500
  • (EBL)1700426
  • (OCoLC)884012836
  • (SSID)ssj0001377632
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11907540
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001377632
  • (PQKBWorkID)11329293
  • (PQKB)11521547
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1700426
  • (OCoLC)889253047
  • (MdBmJHUP)muse40595
  • (EXLCZ)992550000001340500

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