Protagoras and Logos: A Study in Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric [NOOK Book]

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Edward Schiappa holds the Paul W. Frenzel Chair of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he is professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Communication Studies.
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Protagoras and Logos: A Study in Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric

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Overview

Edward Schiappa holds the Paul W. Frenzel Chair of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, where he is professor and director of graduate studies in the Department of Communication Studies.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781611171815
  • Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
  • Publication date: 6/14/2013
  • Series: Studies in Rhetoric/Communication
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 272
  • File size: 746 KB

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
Acknowledgments
Translations and Abbreviations
Pt. I Prolegomenon to the Study of Early Greek Rhetorical Theory 1
Ch. 1 Why a Study of Protagoras? 3
Ch. 2 Interpreting Ancient Fragments 20
Ch. 3 The "Invention" of Rhetoric 39
Ch. 4 Toward an Understanding of Sophistic Theories of Rhetoric 64
Pt. II Analysis of the Major Fragments of Protagoras 87
Ch. 5 The Two-Logoi Fragment 89
Ch. 6 The "Stronger and Weaker" Logoi Fragment 103
Ch. 7 The "Human-Measure" Fragment 117
Ch. 8 The "Impossible to Contradict" Fragment 134
Ch. 9 The "Concerning the Gods" Fragment 141
Pt. III Protagoras and Early Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric 155
Ch. 10 Protagoras and Fifth-Century Education 157
Ch. 11 Protagoras, Logos, and the Polis 175
Ch. 12 Protagoras "versus" Plato and Aristotle 190
Ch. 13 Protagoras' Legacy to Rhetorical Theory 197
Afterword 205
App. A Chronology of Protagoras' Life 217
App. B Data from the TLG Search for [rho][eta][tau][omicron][rho][iota][kappa] 219
App. C Three Spurious Attributions 226
Bibliography 230
Index 247
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