Jeff Todd, ‘The Poetics and Ethics of Negligence’

Abstract:
This article applies the rhetorical theories of Kenneth Burke to show how the trope of the reasonably prudent person under the same or circumstances is a more effective – and more ethical – approach to negligence than negligence per se.

Todd, Jeff, The Poetics and Ethics of Negligence (2013). California Western Law Review, Vol 50, pp 75-132.

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