Martin Krygier is Professor of Law at the University of New South Wales, and co-director of its European Law Centre. In 1997, he delivered the Boyer Lectures, which formed the basis of Between Fear and Hope: Hybrid Thoughts on Public Values (ABC Books, 1997).
Civil Passions, a selection of his writings over the past 20 years, was published by Black Inc. in 2005.
The rhetoric of reaction
EssayRHETORIC WAS UNDERSTOOD by Aristotle to include those many, often refined, techniques of argumentation unavoidable in domains of life, such as politics and law, where persuasion is necessary but conclusive demonstration is unavailable. It is unavoidable, significant and there are...