Rhetoric

Download Women Bishops and Rhetorics of Shalom: A Whole Peace by Leland G., Spencer PDF

By Leland G., Spencer

Women Bishops and Rhetorics of Shalom: an entire Peace argues that the theological suggestion of shalom deals a fashion ahead for revolutionary Christians who are looking to suggest for social justice in line with their religion in an more and more globalizing international characterised by means of many religions. to take action, the publication considers the rhetorical management of 3 girls bishops who're all “firsts” in very important methods: Marjorie Matthews, the 1st girl bishop in any mainline Post-Reformation church, Leontine Kelly, the 1st lady bishop of colour in any mainline church, and Katharine Jefferts Schori, the 1st lady to guide a countrywide church within the Anglican Communion. This publication is usually recommended for students attracted to communications, non secular stories, and gender studies.

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Download Protagoras and Logos: A Study in Greek Philosophy and by Edward Schiappa,Thomas W. Benson PDF

By Edward Schiappa,Thomas W. Benson

Protagoras and symbols brings jointly in a significant synthesis the contributions and rhetoric of the 1st and most renowned of the Older Sophists, Protagoras of Abdera. such a lot bills of Protagoras depend upon the a bit antagonistic studies of Plato and Aristotle. by means of concentrating on Protagoras's personal surviving phrases, this research corrects many long-standing misinterpretations and offers major proof: Protagoras used to be a primary philosophical philosopher who certainly prompted the theories of Plato and Aristotle, and Protagoras pioneered the learn of language and was once the 1st theorist of rhetoric. as well as illustrating useful tools of translating and analyzing fifth-century B.C.E. Greek passages, the booklet marshals proof for the real philological end that the Greek notice translated as rhetoric was once a coinage by way of Plato within the early fourth century.

In this moment variation, Edward Schiappa reassesses the philosophical and pedagogical contributions of Protagoras. Schiappa argues that conventional bills of Protagoras are hampered through flawed assumptions concerning the Sophists and the educating of the artwork of rhetoric within the 5th century. He exhibits that, opposite to culture, the so-called Older Sophists investigated and taught the talents of trademarks, that's towards sleek conceptions of serious reasoning than of persuasive oratory. Schiappa additionally deals interpretations for every of Protagoras's significant surviving fragments and examines Protagoras's contributions to the speculation and perform of Greek schooling, politics, and philosophy. In a brand new afterword Schiappa addresses historiographical concerns that experience occupied students in rhetorical reviews over the last ten years, and through the examine he offers references to scholarship from the decade that has sophisticated his perspectives on Protagoras and different Sophists.

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Download Rhetorical Democracy: Discursive Practices of Civic by Gerard Hauser,Amy Grim PDF

By Gerard Hauser,Amy Grim

This assortment provides theoretical, severe, utilized, and pedagogical questions and circumstances of publics and public spheres, studying those contexts as resources and websites of civic engagement. Reflecting the present kingdom of rhetorical idea and learn, the contributions come up from the 2002 convention court cases of the Rhetoric Society of the US (RSA). The accumulated essays collect rhetoricians of alternative highbrow stripes in a multi-traditional dialog approximately rhetoric's position in a democracy. as well as the wide range of issues offered on the RSA convention, the amount additionally contains the papers from the President's Panel, which addressed the rhetoric surrounding September eleven, 2001, and its aftermath. different issues comprise the rhetorics of cyberpolitical tradition, race, citizenship, globalization, the surroundings, new media, public reminiscence, and extra. This quantity makes a novel contribution towards bettering the certainty of rhetoric's function in civic engagement and public discourse, and may serve students and scholars in rhetoric, political experiences, and cultural studies.

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Download Rhetoric and Philosophy by Richard A. Cherwitz,Henry W. Johnstone Jr. PDF

By Richard A. Cherwitz,Henry W. Johnstone Jr.

this crucial quantity explores other ways within which these inquisitive about the sphere of speech communique have tried to discover a philosophical grounding for rhetoric. spotting that rhetoric might be supported in a wide selection of how, this article examines 8 various philosophies of rhetoric: realism, relativism, rationalism, idealism, materialism, existentialism, deconstructionism, and pragmatism. the price of this publication lies in its pluralistic and comparative method of rhetorical concept.

even if rhetoric could be the more challenging highway to philosophy, the truth that it's being traversed via a bunch of authors mostly from speech verbal exchange demonstrates vital development during this box. finally, there's popularity that if various thinkers could have good purposes to stick to disparate philosophies, severe verbal exchange difficulties may be eradicated. Rhetoric and Philosophy will support students in identifying from one of the philosphical beginning areas for rhetoric.

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Download Analyze, Organize, Write: Structured Program for Expository by Arthur Whimbey,Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins PDF

By Arthur Whimbey,Elizabeth Lynn Jenkins

This ebook bargains scholars a style for figuring out and learning the rhetorical styles that contain expository writing. Its workouts ask scholars to rearrange jumbled sentences into logical order, forming version essays for normal rhetorical styles resembling comparison/contrast, class, and thesis help. those suggestions strength scholars to determine the fundamental common sense of alternative writing styles. The target of Whimbey's workbook is to coach the scholar to write down concise and unique essays on any topic.

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