Rhetoric and Human Consci. has been added to your Cart. While it is a very detailed, comprehensive history of rhetoric it is not well written. There are quite a few typos and the text itself, despite being basically interesting subject material, is quite boring upon presentation
Rhetoric and Human Consci. There are quite a few typos and the text itself, despite being basically interesting subject material, is quite boring upon presentation. I'm glad I returned in time to get my money back because this was very expensive.
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Smiths coverage of the major figures who advanced rhetoric is strengthened by his keen analysis of developments in rhetorical theory that resulted from its interaction with other disciplines and the cultures surrounding it. The dialectic between rhetoric and other disciplines (notably philosophy and psychology) illuminate evolving definitions of rhetoric, from myth and display to persuasion and symbolic inducement. Details (if other): Cancel.
For two decades, students and instructors have relied on award-winning author Craig Smith’s detailed description .
For two decades, students and instructors have relied on award-winning author Craig Smith’s detailed description and analysis of rhetorical theories and the historical contexts for major thinkers who advanced them. One is that rhetoric is a response to uncertainty. The modern philosophers, like the naturalists of ancient Greece and the Scholastics who preceded them, tried to end uncertainty by combining the discoveries of science and psychology with rationalism
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Chief among the Fourth Edition's enhancements are expanded discussions of the historical context for the creation of rhetorical theory and its use in public address; additional coverage of Isocrates, Cicero, Machiavelli, Kenneth Burke, and Michel Foucault; new material on the rhetoric of civil religion, ideological criticism, constitutive discourse, and feminist rhetorical theory; and many fresh examples. Each chapter ends with questions that sharpen readers' retention of concepts and the ability to apply those to everyday life.
Titles of related interest from Waveland Press: Foss et al., Contemporary Perspectives on Rhetoric, 30th Anniversary Edition (ISBN 9781478615248); Foss et al., Readings in Contemporary Rhetoric (ISBN 9781577662068); and Hauser, Introduction to Rhetorical Theory, Second Edition (ISBN 9781577662211).