After reading “Rogerian Argument” by Joe Moxley—and possibly watching the accompanying video—answer the following questions:
- What are some of the key features of Rogerian argument? In other words, how does it differ from the kind of academic and intellectual (Aristotelian) argument we pursued in the IRA project? How is it similar?
- In what ways does Rogerian argument fit the definition of “argument” we’ve used in this class? In what ways does it defy the notion of argument?
Link for reading: https://writingcommons.org/open-text/genres/academic-writing/arguments/318-rogerian-argument