Aristotle, Rhetoric. Book I, Chapter 4

In the next place, a distinction must be precisely made respecting each of these, as for instance, what the subjects of consultation are; with what demonstrative citations are conversant; and in the third place what the subjects are about which judgements are employed. In the first place, therefore, it must … Read more

Aristotle, Rhetoric. Book I, Chapter 3

With respect to enthymemes, however, there is a great difference, of which nearly all the professors of rhetoric are particularly ignorant, and which is conversant with the dialectic method of syllogisms. For some enthymemes pertain to rhetoric, just as some syllogisms subsist according to the dialectic method; but others pertain … Read more

Aristotle, Rhetoric. Book I, Chapter 2

Now, therefore, we shall endeavour to speak concerning the method itself, [i. e. the rhetorical art] and [show] how, and from what particulars we may be able to obtain the end proposed by this art. Again, therefore, as if defining from the beginning, let us discuss what remains. Let rhetoric … Read more

Aristotle, Rhetoric. Book I, Chapter 1

Translated by Thomas Taylor (1818)[efn_note]The Rhetoric, Poetic, and Nicomachean Ethics of Aristotle, Translated from the Greek by Thomas Taylor (1818). https://books.google.com/books?id=IjZfoRd9s8kC&newbks=1&newbks_redir=0&dq=aristotle%20rhetoric%20thomas%20taylor&pg=PA201#v=onepage&q&f=false[/efn_note]; prepared by Guilherme Soares (2021) Rhetoric reciprocates with dialectic [or logic]; for both are conversant with such particulars, as being common may after a manner be known by all … Read more

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