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Friday, June 05, 2015

Teaching, On King

This morning in Berkeley in my "What Is Compelling?" intensive we have arrived at Rogerian Synthesis, a less-antagonistic counterpart to Wednesday's Toulmin Scheme as a model of argumentative rhetoric, and after that we will grapple with King's "Letter from the Birmingham City Jail," a text that so many genially genuflect to rather than reading it closely enough to grasp its radicalism, seems to me.

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