Historians and Rhetoric
rbarnett at BU.EDU
Fri Jan 12 17:07:03 PST 2001
Saul Cornell wrote:
> It seems that this is one of the main problems with law office
> history and recent legal scholarship on the Second Amendment.
He also wrote:
> When you add all of this together it seems clear that describing such a
> right as an individual right is so misleading as to border on
Is it not possible to have a reasonable disagreement with a historian about
the proper interpretation of evidence without this sort of rhetoric? Or
would it be wrong of me to generalize to all historians from these sorts of
posts, not to mention recent articles taking the same tone?
Randy E. Barnett
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