Rhetorical Deductions in Sociological Texts

  • Ricca Edmondson


We have seen that there is a contrast between the methodological conception of induction and what can be found in sociological texts: not mere statements generalising about social phenomena, but three-dimensional argumentative structures, inevitably intervening into the social worlds of the readers to whom they are addressed. The same contrast occurs in the case of deduction.


Reasonable Person Reasonable People British Reader Communicative Attitude Technological Theory 
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© Ricca Edmondson 1984

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  • Ricca Edmondson

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