9780195064872

On Rhetoric : A Theory of Civic Discourse

  • ISBN 13:

    9780195064872

  • ISBN 10:

    0195064879

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/16/1992
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

This is the first new translation of Aristotle's Rhetoric in fifty years.Based on careful study of the Greek text and informed by the best modernscholarship, it is the most faithful English version ever published of the bookthat first defined and organized the study of civic discourse alongphilosophical lines and still shapes the study of rhetoric and composition inmodern times. Comprehensive introductory discussions, a detailed outline,extensive notes, and a glossary of Aristotle's rhetorical terms make the workreadily accessible to modern students, while an appendix offers translations ofrelevant ancient texts and essays on the treatise, with an evaluation of itsstrengths and weaknesses. This book is essential for students and scholars ofrhetoric, classics, politics, and philosophy.

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