Argument, Persuasion, and the 2nd Amendment: The Philosophies of Aristotle and Stephen Toulmin

It’s almost as if the Founding Fathers knew exactly what they were doing when forming the argument of the 2nd Amendment

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In his Rhetoric, Aristotle defined rhetoric as “an ability, in each particular case, to see the available means of persuasion.” Persuasion is the attempt to persuade an audience to…