Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science

A black and white portrat of Galileo.

Galileo. (Image courtesy of The Library of Congress, [reproduction number, LC-USZ62-7923 (b&w film copy neg.)].)

Instructor(s)

MIT Course Number

21W.747-2

As Taught In

Spring 2006

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

This course is an introduction to the history, theory, practice, and implications of rhetoric, the art and craft of persuasion. This course specifically focuses on the ways that scientists use various methods of persuasion in the construction of scientific knowledge.

Mya Poe. 21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science, Spring 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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