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Conversation

A History of a Declining Art

Conversation( )
Author: Miller, Stephen
ISBN:978-1-281-72237-9
Publication Date:Jan 2010
Publisher:Yale University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $55.00
Book Description:

Essayist Stephen Miller pursues a lifelong interest in conversation by taking an historical and philosophical view of the subject. He chronicles the art of conversation in Western civilization from its beginnings in ancient Greece to its apex in eighteenth-century Britain to its current endangered state in America. As Harry G. Frankfurt brought wide attention to the art of verbiage in his recent bestselling On Bullshit, so Miller now brings the art of conversation into the light,...
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Pages:336



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