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Beecham, Rod – London Review of Education, 2008
Rhetoric, or persuasion, was recognised in classical times both as central to education and as dangerous when misused. Since the time of Kant, a feature of western thinking has been the creation of a special language to accompany a special idea. Making language prior to or separate from its referents is of its nature an authoritarian activity. The…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Rhetoric, Educational Administration