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"Why Hermagoras Still Matters: The Fourth Stasis and Interdisciplinarity." Rhetoric Review

 "Accounting for Rhetorical Change: The Case of the Founding of the Austrian Academy of Science." Rhetoric Review, Vol. 22, No. 1, 2003, 40-60. Access PDF File
"Teksten or Stjerne:  Retorikkens Plads I Studiet AfVidenskaverne." Rhetorica Scandinavica, 41
            (2007): 26-35
"Habermas, Systematically Distorted  Communication, and the Public Sphere." Rhetoric Society
            Quarterly, 36 (2006): 309-30.
"Scientific and Technical Controversy: Three Frameworks for Analysis."  Argument and Advocacy, 42
            (2006): 43-47.
 “Lincoln’s Use of Constitutive Metaphors.” Rhetoric and Public Affairs 7
             (2004): 173-90. Access
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“Accounting for Rhetorical Change: The Case of the Founding of the Austrian
             Academy of Science.”Rhetoric Review 22 (2003): 40-60.
“When Nations Remember: Hiroshima in the American Consciousness and
              Conscience.” Prospects: An Annual of American Cultural Studies, 27
                 (2002): 467-88.
“The Conceptual Unity of Aristotle’s Rhetoric.” Philosophy and Rhetoric 34 (2001): 275-291. With Marcelo Dascal.
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“Rhetoric as a Technique and as a Mode of
Truth: Reflection on Chaim Perelman.Philosophy and Rhetoric, 33 (2000): 319-335. Access  PDF file
“The Uses and Limits of Rhetorical Theory: Campbell, Whately, and Perelman and Olbrechts-Tyteca on the Earl of Spencer’s ‘Address to Diana.”. Rhetoric Society Quarterly, 21 (1999): 41-62. With Arthur Walzer and Marie Secor.
 “The Marriage of Pragmatics and Rhetoric,” Philosophy and Rhetoric, 32  (1999): 107-130.  with Marcelo Dascal.
  “A Theory of the Rhetorical Audience: Reflections on Chaim Perelman.”
                 Quarterly Journal of  Speech, 85 (1999):

“What if We’re Not Producing Knowledge?”  Southern Journal of Speech
                Communication, 58 (1993): 301-305.
  “The Experiment as Text: The Limits of Literary Analysis.” Rhetoric Review,
                11(1993): 290-300.
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  “The Rhetoric of Science and the Science of Rhetoric.” Proceedings of The
                Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric, ed. Albert W. Halsall. Vol 4.
                (1991-92), 1993. Pages 8-35.
  “Rhetoric of Science Without Constraints.” Rhetorica, 9 (1992): 283-299.








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