The tyranny of public discourse : Abraham Lincoln's six element antidote for meaningful and persuasive writing / David Hirsch and Dan Van Haften
- Enunciation: Why are we here? -- Exposition: What needs to be investigated? -- Specification: The hypothesis -- Construction: Array the evidence -- Proof: Confirm the proposed inference -- Conclusion: What was demonstrated? -- The method is the message -- What's in a name? -- Letter to Ulysses S. Grant -- Lincoln's farewell address -- The investigation -- Writing -- General principles -- Credibility is everything -- Collaborate -- Freedom -- Demarcation exercises -- Hints for demarcation exercises -- Suggested demarcations -- A language of science for human issues.
- 9781611214741 (pbk : alk. paper) and 1611214742 (pbk : alk. paper)
- Bibliography Note:
- Includes bibliographical references (pages 176-184) and index.
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