1) Drawing on aspects of discourse analysis and techniques for the analysis of informal reasoning, (2) we argue that this afterlife of critique as polemic
vitiates all four elements we articulate in Part 1 to the extent that the publicity of polemic
exhausts the public communicability of critique.
Up to a certain point, it can be viewed as normal that AKP spokespeople and even Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoy-lu would stand up to back Erdoy-an in this polemic
Returning in various ways to the question of the ethical consequences of speech, the contributors trouble our assumptions of a distinction between polemic
as a formalised intellectual exercise 'contained within social, discursive, or generic conventions' (p.
Indian School Wadi Kabir had hosted the prestigious Ambassador's Polemic
Challenge 2011- 2012 recently.
of Possession in Spanish American Narrative.
In the first chapter, Cuffel charts the ways that Muslim, Jewish, Christian, and Pagan polemic
viewed women as the source of death, madness, and poison.
The radical separation from other Jews evident in Qumran's sectarian documents leads him to find polemic
against non-Christian Jews in almost every verse of the Apocalypse, even though such conflict is clear in only two of seven cities listed in chapters 2-3.
The result is a highly readable, generously illustrated, and well-documented companion to the Acts and Monuments in all its stages of production and across numerous editions, an indispensable resource for any scholar working on Foxe, on religious polemic
on print technology in the hand-press era, or, indeed, on the cultural history of the book in early modern England.
In the valuable first half of the introduction, Lander considers the prehistory and posthistory of early modern religious polemic
, while noting the way that the emergence of print and the clash of various notions of Protestantism gave rise to the lively, often vituperative, flavor of early modern religious polemic
Lander begins Inventing Polemic
by recounting Swift's satiric literary allegory The Battle of the Books, in which "ancients" and "moderns" wage war by way of personified volumes attacking and counterattacking each other on the field of King's Library, offering the early eighteenth century a retrospective on the futility of controversy fueled by "enthusiasm," excessive inspiration.
Such statements not only caricature and thus dismiss the wealth of gifts men like Pope Benedict and Archbishop Fitzgerald bring to the dialogue, they also miss what distinguishes the language of authentic dialogue from the language of polemic
and debate, which is so closely connected to the language of heresy.
Hence OMA's brilliant polemic
at the Venice Biennale (record numbers of visitors, by the way).