ISBN-10:
0521195187
ISBN-13:
9780521195188
Pub. Date:
03/31/2010
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Classical Greek Rhetorical Theory and the Disciplining of Discourse

Classical Greek Rhetorical Theory and the Disciplining of Discourse

by David M. Timmerman, Edward Schiappa

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ISBN-13: 9780521195188
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 03/31/2010
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

David Timmerman is Professor of Rhetoric and Chair of Humanities and Fine Arts at Wabash College. He is co-editor of Rhetoric and Democracy: Pedagogical and Political Practices and has contributed to Philosophy and Rhetoric, Rhetoric Society Quarterly, and Advances in the History of Rhetoric.

Edward Schiappa holds the Paul W. Frenzel Chair of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota, where he is Professor and Chair of the Department of Communications Studies. He is the author of several books, including Protagoras and Logos: A Study in Greek Philosophy and Rhetoric and The Beginnings of Greek Rhetorical Theory.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: terms of art as a focus in the history of rhetorical theory; 2. Dialegesthai as a term of art: Plato and the disciplining of dialectic; 3. Philosophia as a term of art: recovering Isocrates; 4. Terms of art for political deliberation: demegoria and sumboule; 5. Terms of art and the interpretation of texts: the disciplinary status of the Rhetoric to Alexander; 6. Terms of art and inferring rhetorical theory: when did the parts of a speech become formalized?; 7. Epilogue.

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