Posted: June 17th, 2015
Compare and contract the treatment of rhetoric in the political thought of plato and Aristotle
Answer the following question
Compare and contrast the treatment of rhetoric in the political thought of Plato and Aristotle. Which view do you find more compelling?
Compare and contrast the treatment of rhetoric in the political thought of Plato and Aristotle. Which view do you find more compelling; like to go with Platos ideas of rhetoric.
Glenn Morrow, “Plato”s Concept of Persuasion”, The
Philosophical Review, Vol. 62, no. 2, April 1953, pp. 234-250.
Rollin W. Quimby, “The Growth of Plato”s Perception of Rhetoric”,
Philosophy and Rhetoric, Vol. 7, no. 2, Spring 1974, pp. 71-79.
Bernard Yack, “Rhetoric and Public Reasoning: An Aristotelian
Understanding of Political Deliberation, Political Theory, Vol. 34, no. 4, August 2006, pp.417-438.
H.C. Lawson-Tancred, “Introduction”
to AristotIe”s The Art of Rhetoric (Penguin ed.)
MichaeI Oakeshott, “Political Discourse”, Rationalism in Politics and Other Essays
(Liberty Press, 1991)
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