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Reclaiming the Commons: Law, Rhetoric, and C.S. Peirce's Pragmatic Philosophy

Hakimzadeh, Sarah (2020) Reclaiming the Commons: Law, Rhetoric, and C.S. Peirce's Pragmatic Philosophy. Doctoral Dissertation, University of Pittsburgh. (Unpublished)

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This dissertation provides a pragmatic legal framework based on the rhetorical theory and philosophy of C.S. Peirce. It then analyses lower level judicial opinions that have come out of four contemporary movements for economic justice: Occupy Wall Street, Climate, Reparations, and Labor. Throughout, it identifies rhetorical arguments for reclaiming the commons from privatization.


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Item Type: University of Pittsburgh ETD
Status: Unpublished
CreatorsEmailPitt UsernameORCID
Hakimzadeh, Sarahsah114@pitt.edusah114
ETD Committee:
TitleMemberEmail AddressPitt UsernameORCID
Committee ChairBialostosky,
Committee MemberCampbell,
Committee MemberSmith,
Committee MemberLobel,
Date: 16 January 2020
Date Type: Publication
Defense Date: 5 September 2019
Approval Date: 16 January 2020
Submission Date: 26 October 2019
Access Restriction: 2 year -- Restrict access to University of Pittsburgh for a period of 2 years.
Number of Pages: 211
Institution: University of Pittsburgh
Schools and Programs: Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences > English
Degree: PhD - Doctor of Philosophy
Thesis Type: Doctoral Dissertation
Refereed: Yes
Uncontrolled Keywords: Law, Rhetoric, Philosophy, Social Movements, Economic Justice, Pragmatism
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2020 18:41
Last Modified: 16 Jan 2022 06:15


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