Darrin Hicks

Darrin Hicks

List of John Benjamins publications for which Darrin Hicks plays a role.



Argumentation in the Media

Edited by Darrin Hicks

Special issue of Journal of Argumentation in Context 3:1 (2014) v, 101 pp.
Subjects Communication Studies | Discourse studies | Pragmatics


Hicks, Darrin and Justin Eckstein. 2012. Chapter 19. Higher-order strategic maneuvering by shifting standards of reasonableness in cold-war editorial argumentation. Exploring Argumentative Contexts, Eemeren, Frans H. van and Bart Garssen (eds.), pp. 321–340
A content analysis of the New York Times editorial page shows that political reasonableness can be defined in several, sometimes competing, ways. These meanings can be summarized as prudence, soundness, equity and social cooperation. At the heart of many of the extended political controversies the… read more | Article