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    DescriptionIn this entertaining collection of essays, Wayne Booth looks for the much-maligned "middle ground" for reason--a rhetoric that can unite truths of the heart with truths of the head and allow us all to discover shared convictions in mutual inquiry. First delivered as lectures in the 1960s, when Booth was a professor at Earlham College and the University of Chicago, "Now Don't Try to Reason with Me "still resounds with anyone struggling for consensus in a world of us versus them. "Professor Booth's earnestness is graced by wit, irony, and generous humor."--Louis Coxe, "New Republic "


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    Title
    Now Don't Try to Reason with Me
    Subtitle
    Essays and Ironies for a Credulous Age
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Wayne C. Booth
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 398
    Width: 132 mm
    Height: 201 mm
    Thickness: 25 mm
    Weight: 249 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780226065809
    ISBN 10: 0226065804
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    Ingram Subject Code: LC
    Libri: I-LC
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 94
    B&T General Subject: 500
    DC22: 814.54
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    BISAC V2.8: LCO010000
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    Abridged Dewey: 801
    DC18: 814.54
    LC classification: PS3552.O648 N6
    Thema V1.0: QD
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    The University of Chicago Press
    Imprint name
    University of Chicago Press
    Publication date
    15 December 2006
    Publication City/Country
    Chicago, IL
    Author Information
    Wayne C. Booth (1921-2005) was the George Pullman Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago. His many books include "The Rhetoric of Fiction," " A Rhetoric of Irony," " The Power and Limits of Pluralism," "The Vocation of a Teacher," and "For""the Love of It," all published by the University of Chicago Press.