Dr. Mya Poe
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.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Poe, Mya. 21W.747-2 Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science, Spring 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/writing-and-humanistic-studies/21w-747-2-rhetoric-rhetoric-of-science-spring-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA