Discourses of Freedom of Speech

From the Enactment of the Bill of Rights to the Sedition Act of 1918

  • Juhani Rudanko

About this book


Freedom of speech is a tradition distinctive to American political culture, and this book focuses on major debates and discourses that shaped this tradition. It sheds fresh light on key Congressional debates in the early American Republic, developing and applying an approach to fallacy theory suitable to the study of political discourse.


discourse liberty Woodrow Wilson

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  • Juhani Rudanko
    • 1
  1. 1.University of TampereFinland

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