Nelson, John S., "Seven Rhetorics of Inquiry," pp. 407-434 in John S. Nelson, Allan Megill, and Donald N. McCloskey, eds., The Rhetorics of the Human Sciences: Language and Argument in Scholarship and Public Affairs. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1987.
Discusses the rhetorics (rather than the logics) of inquiry in postmodern epistemology: poetics, tropics, topics, dialectics, hermeneutics, ethics, and politics.
Broad Topical Focus
Curriculum Inquiry Guidelines
Field other than Education
Mode of Inquiry in the Study
Integrative Inquiry, Multiple/Mixed Forms of Inquiry
Type of Study
Knowledge Generation, Value Assumptions and Ideologies in Curriculum
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