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Rhetorical ethics and internetworked writing

Rhetorical Ethics and Internetworked Writing develops rhetoric theory as a heuristic tool for addressing the new ethical and legal complexities cyberwriters and writing teachers face on the Internet and World Wide Web. Porter conceptualizes rhetoric as an ethical operation (first by examining the rhetoric-ethics relationship in classical and modern rhetoric, then by turning to postmodern ethics, which revives a casuistic approach to ethics). In the second half of the book, Porter considers special cases involving electronic discourse on the networks that challenge or undermine conventional print-based law and ethics
Print Book, English, 1998
Ablex Pub., Greenwich, Conn., 1998
1 volume (XIV-203 pages) ; 23 cm.
9781567503227, 9781567503234, 1567503225, 1567503233
AcknowledgementsPrefaceEthics in Internetworked Writing Classrooms and CommunitiesRecovering an Ethics for Rhetoric and Writing: Classical and Modern ViewsRecovering an Ethics for Rhetoric and Writing: Postmodern ViewsComplicating Rhetorical-Ethical StancesLegal and Ethical Issues in CyberspaceThe Exercise of Critical Rhetorical EthicsFraming Postmodern Commitment and SolidarityAppendix: Electronic Resources for Ethical InquiryReferencesAuthor IndexSubject IndexAbout the Author