21W.747-2 | Spring 2006 | Undergraduate

Rhetoric: Rhetoric of Science

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.
Learning Resource Types
Written Assignments
Presentation Assignments
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.)].)