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Richard Theodore Ely

Subject: Philosophy

(1854–1943)

Richard T. Ely was born on 13 April 1854 in Ripley, New York, and died on 4 October 1943 in Old Lyme, Connecticut. He grew up in Fredonia in ...

Spelling Reform

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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2018
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Language reference, History of English, Linguistics
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...interested in the development of a phonetic alphabet not only for academic purposes but also as a possible precursor of a reformed spelling system for English. New Spelling At the beginning of the 20c, the cause of spelling reform was taken up for a time by the US President Theodore Roosevelt and sponsored by the industrialist and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie . In 1908 , the British Simplified Spelling Society, now the english spelling society , was founded, chiefly with the aim of devising a reformed writing system based on the Roman alphabet, in the...

Usage Guidance and Criticism

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The Oxford Companion to the English Language (2 ed.)

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2018
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...The doyen of usage columnists in the US in the late 20c is William Safire of the New York Times , whose articles are widely syndicated. American journalism has also been the foundation of systematic usage and style guides, notably Theodore Bernstein ’s The Careful Writer ( 1965 ) and William Strunk Jr. and E. B. White ’s The elements of style , known affectionately as ‘the little book’ (3rd edition, 1979 ; earlier editions 1959 , 1972 ). In Britain, Philip Howard in The Times , John Silverlight in The Observer , and Robert...

African-American rhetoric

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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...source for the secular themes in the rhetoric of the black revolution” ( 1969 , p. 47). James L. Golden and Richard D. Rieke ( 1971 ) critically assess his influence as well as his oratory, juxtaposing his discourse and philosophy to that of his contemporary Booker T. Washington at several points in their study, even while suggesting that both men were “assimilationists.” Other rhetorical scholars have followed a similar line of inquiry. Thomas E. Harris and Patrick C. Kennicott ( 1972 ) begin their critique of Washington's rhetoric with an observation...

Public speaking

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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...was riveted on the great orators in Congress, the president occupied center stage during most of the twentieth century, a development that reflected the emergence of what has become known as the rhetorical presidency (Tulis, Rhetorical Presidency , Princeton, 1987 ). Before Theodore Roosevelt ( 1858–1919 ) transformed the office into a “bully pulpit,” chief executives usually deferred to the legislative prerogatives of Congress and seldom took to the hustings in behalf of specific policy initiatives, domestic or foreign. Even presidential candidates...

Campaigns

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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...candidates to free themselves from the constraints of live performance. Until the emergence of radio in the 1920s, politicians were largely confined to public speeches in front of live audiences, one-on-one campaigning, appearances at parades, and quotations in newspapers. Theodore Roosevelt ( 1858–1919 ) had set the standard for that earlier model when, as assistant secretary of the Navy and later as president, he arranged for photographers and journalists to follow him on his hunts, nature expeditions, and military exploits. Radio, however, had the...

Politics

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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...strategies in the twentieth century. In “The Man with the Muckrake” ( 1906 ) speech, President Theodore Roosevelt cited mainly social rules requiring truthfulness and fairness in order to urge journalists to be more objective. “Honesty,” he says, challenging journalists to be not just honest but also unbiased, “can be no respecter of persons.” In 1969 , Vice President Spiro Agnew claimed that a television commentator who was critical of President Richard Nixon had made a “partisan assault” that “had the apparent dignity of an objective statement.” In...

Invention

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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Language reference, Linguistics
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11,654 words

...art to provide the discipline for investigating the structure of facts and the interrelations of facts” (p. 39). McKeon, Richard . “ Arts of Invention and Arts of Memory. ” Critical Inquiry 1 (1975), pp. 723–739. “This analysis and history of places … has exhibited them in their multiplicity and interaction revivifying the past and preparing a novel future” (p. 739). Zyskind, Harold . “ A Case Study in Philosophic Rhetoric: Theodore Roosevelt. ” Philosophy and Rhetoric 1 (1968), pp. 228–254. Shows concretely how rhetoric, which can argue either side of...

Henry Cabot Lodge

Henry Cabot Lodge  

(1850–1924)US statesman and Republican senator (1893–1924).Lodge was born into a wealthy family in Boston and graduated from Harvard in 1874 with a degree in law. Admitted to the bar in 1876, he ...
ecology

ecology  

(ee-kol-ŏji)the study of the relationships between humans, plants and animals, and the environment.—ecologicaladj.—ecologistn.
Philosophy of Language

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International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2003
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Linguistics
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23,263 words

...In Bertrand Russell , Logic and knowledge , pp. 175–281. London: Allen and Unwin. Richard, Mark . 1990. Propositional attitudes: An essay on thoughts and how we ascribe them . Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press. Richard, Mark . 1995. Defective contexts, accommodation, and normalization . Canadian Journal of Philosophy 25.551–570. Salmon, Nathan . 1986. Frege's puzzle . Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press. Sider, Theodore . 1995. Three problems for Richard's theory of belief ascription . Canadian Journal of Philosophy 25.487–514. Soames,...

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