ERIC Number: EJ378698
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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The Rhetoric of Ideology: Confronting a Critical Dilemma.
Moore, Mark P.
Southern Speech Communication Journal, v54 n1 p74-92 Fall 1988
Argues that ideology is a type of rhetoric that escapes, rather than challenges, contradiction through the joint use of false consciousness and rational discourse. Contends that critics necessarily take an ideological position when criticizing ideology, and offers a perspective for overcoming the tendency to advance self-interest as "truth." (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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