Category Archives: ethics

  1. Ethics: Emotional Appeals, Amaris, and America’s Gun Debate

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    January 17, 2013 by Michael

    I mentioned in my first post that this blog omits emotion from the classical Greek triumvirate of rhetoric—the other two …
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  2. Ethics: False Analogies and Voter I.D. Law

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    November 14, 2012 by Michael

    One element of reasonable (and ethical) argumentation is being logical. Defining logic can be challenging—I’ll save that explanation for another …
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  3. Ethics: An Ethical Rant?

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    November 7, 2012 by Michael

    Lex Williford—my MFA thesis adviser, good friend and fellow writer—sent the self-described diatribe below to the El Paso Times last …
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  4. Context and Ethics

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    October 18, 2012 by Michael

    I teach college English, and the name of this blog comes from something one of my students told me. Another …
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