Jeff Todd, ‘The Poetics and Ethics of Negligence’

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.

First posted 2014-12-24 09:13:26

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