A Companion to Rhetoric and Rhetorical Criticism by Wendy Olmsted, Walter Jost, Charles Altieri, Don H. PDF

By Wendy Olmsted, Walter Jost, Charles Altieri, Don H. Bialostosky, Wayne Booth

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A better half to Rhetoric and Rhetorical feedback deals the 1st significant survey in twenty years of the sphere of rhetorical reports and of the perform of rhetorical thought and feedback throughout more than a few disciplines. The contributions are written through best students from numerous various fields and feature all been particularly commissioned for this quantity. They specialise in particular works, difficulties, or figures, pursuing conception and feedback from an engaged and sensible viewpoint. the amount additionally contains an summary of rhetorical traditions, supplying examples of rhetoric from precedent days to the current day. Designed to be obtainable to various scholars and students, A better half to Rhetoric and Rhetorical feedback elaborates in interesting methods simply what it potential to ''think like a rhetorician.''

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That the Athenian polis decided issues by collective decision after open debate was a point of pride to proponents of the radical democracy. To critics of the democracy, as we will see, this was its essential weakness. Thucydides’ The Peloponnesian War is a unique source in its portrayal of the functioning of the Athenian democracy during a major war that lasted almost thirty years. Though later writers, such as Xenophon, describe the period after the Peloponnesian War, no other Greek author subjects the historical process of political decisionmaking in Athens to such sustained and intense scrutiny.

What is perhaps worth pointing out is that even in the dialogue where he is viewed as softening his dismissal of rhetoric he does not alter his stance on deliberation. It is true that in Phaedrus Plato seems to envision a legitimate place for a philosophically informed art of ‘‘true’’ rhetoric. He appears to concede in the later part of the dialogue that, properly conceived, oratory can hope to be a useful handmaiden to philosophy. What he does not concede, however, is that this ‘‘true’’ rhetoric would be employed for deliberative purposes in public debate.

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