The rhetoric of Sir Isaac Newton's Principia: a rejection of Cartesianism

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1992
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Fite, Charles
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John H. Hugge
Dale H. Rose
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The Department of English seeks to provide all university students with the skills of effective communication and critical thinking, as well as imparting knowledge of literature, creative writing, linguistics, speech and technical communication to students within and outside of the department.

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The Department of English and Speech was formed in 1939 from the merger of the Department of English and the Department of Public Speaking. In 1971 its name changed to the Department of English.

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1939-present

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  • Department of English and Speech (1939-1971)

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Because of its vital role in scientific discovery, scientific writing and its role in scientific discourse have, in recent years, been recognized by rhetorical theorists as a legitimate avenue of study. One of the most interesting and important methods of understanding scientific discourse is to study its origins and development over the years.

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