Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists

Plato on the Rhetoric of Philosophers and Sophists

by Marina McCoy
     
 

Marina McCoy explores Plato's treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists.See more details below

Overview

Marina McCoy explores Plato's treatment of the rhetoric of philosophers and sophists.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521878630
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
09/30/2007
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.17(h) x 0.67(d)

Meet the Author

Marina McCoy is assistant professor of philosophy at Boston College. A former National Endowment for the Humanities Fellow she has published articles in several journals, including Ancient Philosophy and Philosophy and Rhetoric.

Table of Contents

1 Introduction 1

2 Elements of Gorgianic Rhetoric and the Forensic Genre in Plato's Apology 23

3 The Rhetoric of Socratic Questioning in the Protagoras 56

4 The Competition between Philosophy and Rhetoric in the Gorgias 85

5 The Dialectical Development of the Philosopher and Sophist in the Republic 111

6 Philosophers, Sophists, and Strangers in the Sophist 138

7 Love and Rhetoric in Plato's Phaedrus 167

Bibliography 197

Index 209

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