This blog has been a way to interact with some of you around "subjects" that Aristotle has taught too many of us in the West, even today, to disparage: females, rhetoric, and translation. Much recovery yet to do.
Friday, May 29, 2009
Just got back from hearing my friend Jason defend his dissertation, "The Rhetorics of Online Autism Advocacy." The now Dr. King was brilliant. My favorite line: "Rhetorical listening is not a refuting of but a rendering of the ones I hear. I may choose a stance of openness towards any person, text, or culture in cross-cultural exchanges."