This lecture is an introduction to the course SPCH 184 Rhetoric of Ivan Illich, Spring 2014, University of Vermont.

The speaker is Alfred Snider, Edwin Lawrence Professor of Forensics at the University of Vermont and director of the Lawrence Debate Union and the World Debate Institute . See his professional web page at

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