Ramus: Method, and the Decay of Dialogue: From the Art of Discourse to the Art of Reason

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Octagon Books, 1974 - Logic - 408 pages
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Ong is really, really funny. For an academic priest. Still, I kept writing little smiley faces in the margins in all the places he lets go a sharp dig into Ramus, who comes across as a sloppy scholar ... Read full review

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Ong is one of the few writers of his ilk who is both scholarly and readable in this important book about the rise of a figure and a movement and the reconstruction of an idea in an epoch. Should be ... Read full review

Contents

VECTORS IN RAMUS CAREER
17
RAMIST RHETORIC
35
THE STRUCTURE OF REFORM
36
Copyright

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About the author (1974)

Walter J. Ong, S.J. (1912 2003), was University Professor of Humanities at Saint Louis University, where he taught for thirty-six years. His books include Fighting for Life: Contest, Sexuality, and Consciousness, Interfaces of the WordStudies in the Evolution of Consciousness and Culture, and Rhetoric, Romance, and Technology: Studies in the Interaction of Expression and Culture, all from Cornell; Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word; The Presence of the Word: Some Prolegomena for Cultural and Religious History; and Ramus, Method, and the Decay of Dialogue: From the Art of Discourse to the Art of Reason.

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