By Ian Worthington
Is entire advisor to historic Greek rhetoric is phenomenal either in its chronological variety and the breadth of issues it covers. strains the increase of rhetoric and its makes use of from Homer to Byzantium Covers wider-ranging issues reminiscent of rhetoric's courting to wisdom, ethics, faith, legislation, and emotion contains new fabric giving us clean insights into how the Greeks observed and used rhetoric Discusses the assumption of rhetoric and examines the prestige of rhetoric reports, current and destiny All quotations from historical assets are translated into English
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14 Arist. Rhet. 8 1366a10 τ γ ρ ποι ν τινα φα νεσ αι τ ν λ γοντα πιστε ομεν; cf. Hellwig 1973 265: “das moralische ος wirkt nur, wenn es vom Zuhörer als solches anerkannt wird …”, repeated 279. 40 eckart schütrumpf êthos through a good character, he needed an uncharacteristically and maybe unrealistically optimistic view about the capabilities of the audience. This view of Aristotle, that an audience looks in a speaker for all three qualities mentioned, namely to be a good man, a man of practical wisdom, and ﬁnally that he is well-disposed to the audience, was not shared by Plato in the Gorgias.
W. Fortenbaugh, the recipient of this Festschrift, has been, in his numerous contributions to Aristotle’s Rhetoric, in the forefront of those who helped us to understand better Aristotle’s concept of êthos. My contribution can only be a footnote on that subject, dedicated to a wonderful friend for the last two decades. 2 Pl. Resp. 331d2 ο κ ρα ο τος ρος στ ν δικαιοσ νης, λη τε λ γειν…; Even closer to Aristotelian êthos is Xen. Mem. ” 3 Outside of a rhetorical context Eth. Nic. 2 1172b15. 8 1366a 9, cf.
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