Arguing and Thinking
A Rhetorical Approach to Social Psychology 2nd Revised edition
By (author) Prof. Michael Billig
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Arguing and Thinking by Prof. Michael Billig
Book DescriptionMichael Billig's rhetorical approach has been key to the discursive turn in the social sciences. His witty and original book examines argumentation and its psychological importance in human conduct, and traces the connections between ancient rhetorical ideas and modern social psychology. In a new introduction, he offers further reflections on rhetoric and social psychology, discusses the recent scholarship, and allows some forgotten voices in the history of rhetoric to be heard.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521567398
(228mm x 152mm x 19mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 23-Feb-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Prof. Michael Billig
Learn to Write Badly, Paperback (June 2013)
A humorous, clearly written scholarly analysis of what is going wrong with the way that social scientists write.
Speech and Reasoning in Everyday Life, Paperback (February 2010)
This book examines the nature and operation of social thought and language as used in everyday life.
Hidden Roots of Critical Psychology, Paperback (February 2008)
Today new forms of critical psychology are challenging the cognitive revolution that has dominated psychology for the past three decades. This book explores the historical roots of these new psychologies. It demonstrates that their ideas are not quite as new as is often supposed.
Laughter and Ridicule, Paperback (July 2005)» View all books by Prof. Michael Billig
This delightful, thought-provoking book tackles head-on the assumption that laughter and humour are necessarily good in themselves. The author proposes a social theory that places humour central to social life. Billig argues that all cultures use ridicule as a disciplinary means to uphold norms of conduct and conventions of meaning.
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