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August 22nd, 2017 1:58:36 pm

The Courage to Speak Truth in Untruthful Times: Reading Former FBI Director Comey as Parrhesiastes

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Louis Jargow
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In giving his testimony, I argue, Comey enacts parrhesia — the ancient Greek practice of courageous truth telling. Identifying Comey as a parrhesiastes is important because it gives those in power a model by which to speak truth in this time of untruths.

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August 20, 2017

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