Politics as Morality, Force or Rhetoric

Politics as Morality, Force or Rhetoric

Warren Ray, Fall 2010

An investigative piece that synthesized seven political phases of the modern United States with models of society: Plato’s Republic, Burke’s Leviathan, and a model by Burke in which rhetoric is the mode of persuasion.

The paper analyzes the Civil Rights Movement, McCarthyism, Watergate, the debate surrounding nuclear power, the rhetoric of war (9/11) and the rhetoric of health care.

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