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Rhetoric By Aristotle
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The Rhetoric was developed by Aristotle during two periods when he was seconded to Plato in the Academy, and when he was running his own school, the Lyceum. Aristotle is generally credited with... More > developing the basics of the system of rhetoric that influenced the development of rhetorical theory from ancient through modern times. One of the most important contributions of Aristotle's approach was that he identified rhetoric as one of the three key elements along with logic and dialectic of philosophy. According to Aristotle, logic is concerned with reasoning to reach scientific certainty. Dialectic is a tool for philosophical debate; it is a means for skilled audiences to test probable knowledge in order to learn. Rhetoric is a tool for practical debate; it is a means for persuading a general audience using probable knowledge to resolve practical issues. Dialectic and rhetoric create a partnership for a system of persuasion based on knowledge instead of upon manipulation and omission.< Less
Rhetoric By Aristotle
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Like the other works of Aristotle that have survived from antiquity, the Rhetoric seems not to have been intended for publication, being instead a collection of his students' notes in response to his... More > lectures. The treatise shows the development of Aristotle's thought through two different periods while he was in Athens, and illustrates Aristotle's expansion of the study of rhetoric beyond Plato's early criticism of it in the Gorgias (ca. 386 BC) as immoral, dangerous, and unworthy of serious study.< Less
Rhetoric By Aristotle
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Grammaire de la Langue Soureth ou Chaldéen Vulgaire By Jacques Rhétoré
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Grammaire de la Langue Soureth ou Chaldéen Vulgaire is the first grammar of the modern Aramaic dialects spoken in the Nineveh plains by the Christians belonging principally to the Chaldean... More > Catholic Church. The author, Fr. Jacques Rhétoré (1841-1921) was a French Dominican who served as a missionary in the area for over twenty years. An appendix provides short samples of writing in the spoken language.< Less
Sacred Rhetoric By R.L. Dabney
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Dabney's "Sacred Rhetoric" was a 19th Century classic and staple, the popularity of which crossed many denominational lines. The book covers everything from the nature of rhetoric and how... More > it applies to the art of preaching, to the nature of proper exposition, and even public prayers.< Less
Sacred Rhetoric By R.L. Dabney
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Dabney's "Sacred Rhetoric" was a 19th Century classic and staple, the popularity of which crossed many denominational lines. The book covers everything from the nature of rhetoric and how... More > it applies to the art of preaching, to the nature of proper exposition, and even public prayers.< Less
Rhetorical Reading By Aaron Jagt
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A course on speaking and reading out loud.
BEHIND THE RHETORIC By George McFarlane
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This book aims to shed light on the meaning of some major economic and social issues that are complex but are often glossed over. Central to the study is the checkered history of capitalism. Recent... More > events around the world have revived the perennial debate on central planning versus free enterprise. With the demise of communism, capitalism is spreading worldwide, but how well is it performing? Are some shortcomings being papered over? Is the growing power of large transnational corporations posing an unacceptable threat to the democratic nation state? Are traditional social services and basic utilities being eroded by the greed of private capital? These are the types of issues in political economy discussed in this book. The aim is to look behind the high-sounding rhetoric of politicians as they claim to be administering good medicine to ‘the economy’.< Less
Composition Rhetoric By By STRATTON D. BROOKS
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