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Preface ix Introduction I Rhetorical Being 9 Part I: Beyond Representation Chapter I The Subject and Object of Representation 21 The Circle of Metaphysics 24 The End of Rhetoric? 36 A Crisis of Representation 37 The Subject and Object of Rhetoric 51 Chapter 2 The Ideal of Rhetoric 55 Logocentrism and Rhetoric 61 Rhetoric in the Active Voice 72 Part II: Being Otherwise Chapter 3 Rhetoric in the Middle Voice 81 Rhetoric Made Stranger 82 The Middle Voice of Persuasion 88 Discourse, Form, and Ethos 94 Chapter 4 Style without Identity III Style and Humanism III Style Redux 115 Politics, Ethics, and Alterity 121 Rhetoric and Style Reconfigured 125 Part III: Rhetoric and the Politics of Self and Other Chapter 5 Jefferson's Other 133 Memory's Desires 136 Memory's Memory 152 Chapter 6 The Rest Is Silence 157 Silence as Representation 160 Silence as an Origin 164 Silence as a Rhetorical Condition 170 Conclusion Rhetoric in a Nonmoral Sense 181 Notes 193 Bibliography 203 Index 223Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: Rhetoric Philosophy