Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric

Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric

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There is little doubt that Aristotle's Rhetoric has made a major impact on rhetoric and composition studies. This impact has not only been chronicled throughout the history of rhetoric, but has more recently been contested as contemporary rhetoricians reexamine Aristotelian rhetoric and its potential for facilitating contemporary oral and written expression. This volume contains the full text of Father William Grimaldi's monograph studies in the philosophy of Aristotle's Rhetoric. The eight essays presented here are divided into three rubrics: history and philosophical orientation, theoretical perspectives, and historical impact. This collection provides teachers and students with major works on Aristotelian rhetoric that are difficult to acquire and offers readers an opportunity to become active participants in today's deliberations about the merits of Aristotelian rhetoric for contemporary teaching and research.... represented in the observation that aquot;Advertising ... is perhaps the best example of an activity that practices what Aristotle preachedaquot;. If one were to argue that, on the contrary, the object of Aristotlea#39;s treatise on rhetoric is ultimately an analysisanbsp;...

Title:Landmark Essays on Aristotelian Rhetoric
Author:Richard Leo Enos, Lois Peters Agnew
Publisher:Psychology Press - 1998-01-01


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