Academic writing, genres and philosophy

Educational Philosophy and Theory 40 (7):819-831 (2008)
This paper examines the underlying genres of philosophy focusing especially on their pedagogical forms to emphasize the materiality and historicity of genres, texts and writing. It focuses briefly on the history of the essay and its relation to the journal within the wider history of scientific communication, and comments on the standardized forms of academic writing and the issue of 'bad writing'.
Keywords philosophy  academic writing  genre
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DOI 10.1111/j.1469-5812.2008.00511.x
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