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The Resource Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington : understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes, Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein

Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington : understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes, Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein

Label
Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington : understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes
Title
Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington
Title remainder
understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Uses jokes, cartoons, and philosophy to expose what politicians really mean, analyzing quotations from everyone from Condoleeza Rice to Al Sharpton
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1940-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Cathcart, Thomas
Dewey number
401/.41
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN6231.P6
LC item number
C38 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Klein, Daniel M
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
United States
Label
Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington : understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes, Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein
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Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tricky talk strategy: Misleading with doublespeak -- The "So's you mother" strategy: Misleading by getting personal -- The fancy footwork strategy: Misleading with informal fallacies -- The Star Trek strategy: Misleading by creating an alternate universe -- Extra credit: Misleading with way twisty formal fallacies -- The debates: Misleading by fabrication (ours)
Control code
ocn159822396
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780810995413
Lccn
2007030690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810995413
  • (OCoLC)159822396
Label
Aristotle and an aardvark go to Washington : understanding political doublespeak through philosophy and jokes, Thomas Cathcart & Daniel Klein
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The tricky talk strategy: Misleading with doublespeak -- The "So's you mother" strategy: Misleading by getting personal -- The fancy footwork strategy: Misleading with informal fallacies -- The Star Trek strategy: Misleading by creating an alternate universe -- Extra credit: Misleading with way twisty formal fallacies -- The debates: Misleading by fabrication (ours)
Control code
ocn159822396
Dimensions
19 cm.
Extent
191 p.
Isbn
9780810995413
Lccn
2007030690
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9780810995413
  • (OCoLC)159822396

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