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Rhetoric

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  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; Not Available

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoric—the ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your arguments—and outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of... more...

  • The Art of Rhetoricby Aristotle

    HarperCollins Canada 2014; US$ 1.99

    In The Art of Rhetoric , Aristotle demonstrates the purpose of rhetoric—the ability to convince people using your skill as a speaker rather than the validity or logic of your arguments—and outlines its many forms and techniques. Defining important philosophical terms like ethos, pathos, and logos, Aristotle establishes the earliest foundations of... more...

  • Corporate Argumentation in Takeover Bidsby Rudi Palmieri

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    This volume systematically investigates the role of argumentation in takeover bids. The announcement of these financial proposals triggers an argumentative situation, in which both the economic desirability and the social acceptability of the deal become argumentative issues for different classes of stakeholders (shareholders, employees, customers,... more...

  • Die Verantwortung eines Schriftstellersby Bernd M Kraske; Horst R Flachsmeier; Hanns Th Flemming; Surya Bose; J Lompo Diaboado; Hilde Kotsch; Helmut Schmidt; B F Dolbin

    Traugott Bautz 1988; US$ 3.27

    Aus Anlaß des 75. Geburtstages von Rolf Italiaander (20.2.88) wurden mehrere Referate formuliert und teils auch im Schloß Reinbek, gegenüber dem Museum Rade, vorgetragen. Sie befassen sich mit dem Schriftsteller, Kunstsammler und Kunsterzieher, mit dem Weltbürger und mit dem militanten Humanisten, sie bleiben aber Fragmente, berücksichtigt man sein... more...

  • The Text and Beyondby Cynthia Bernstein

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 36.95

    This book demonstrates that the approaches of literary linguistics extend to the many influences outside it?history, culture, or politics?that contribute to our understanding of language. more...

  • Presidents and Protestorsby Theodore O. Windt

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 34.95

    Normal0falsefalsefalseMicrosoftInternetExplorer4 The decade of the 1960s was a time of passionate politics and resounding rhetoric. The ?resounding rhetoric,? from Kennedy?s celebrated inaugural address, to the outlandish antics of the Yippies, is the focus of this book. The importance of this volume is its consideration of both people in power... more...

  • Slayer Slang: A Buffy the Vampire Slayer Lexiconby Michael Adams

    Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 18.99

    In its seven years on television, Buffy the Vampire Slayer earned critical acclaim and a massive cult following among teen viewers. One of the most distinguishing features of the show is the innovative way its writers play with language--fabricating new words, morphing existing ones, and throwing usage on its head. The result has been a strikingly... more...

  • Rereading Appalachiaby Sara Webb-Sunderhaus; Kim Donehower

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 50.00

    Appalachia faces overwhelming challenges that plague many rural areas across the country, including poorly funded schools, stagnant economic development, corrupt political systems, poverty, and drug abuse. Its citizens, in turn, have often been the target of unkind characterizations depicting them as illiterate or backward. Despite entrenched social... more...

  • Ecolinguisticsby Arran Stibbe

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    The increasingly rapid destruction of the ecological systems that support life is calling into question some of the fundamental stories that we live by: stories of unlimited economic growth, of consumerism, progress, individualism, success, and the human domination of nature. Ecolinguistics ?shows how linguistic analysis can help reveal the stories... more...

  • Networking Argumentsby Rebecca Dingo

    University of Pittsburgh Press 2012; US$ 24.95

    Networking Arguments presents an original study on the use and misuse of global institutional rhetoric and the effects of these practices on women, particularly in developing countries. Using a feminist lens, Rebecca Dingo views the complex networks that rhetoric flows through, globally and nationally, and how it?s often reconfigured to work both... more...