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ERIC Number: EJ508174
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1995
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Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-1057-2252
Sophistic Ethics in the Technical Writing Classroom: Teaching "Nomos," Deliberation, and Action.
Scott, J. Blake
Technical Communication Quarterly, v4 n2 p187-99 Spr 1995
Claims that teaching ethics is particularly important to technical writing. Outlines a classical, sophistic approach to ethics based on the theories and pedagogies of Protagoras, Gorgias, and Isocrates, which emphasizes the Greek concept of "nomos," internal and external deliberation, and responsible action. Discusses problems and applications in the technical writing classroom. (SR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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