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Rhetoric

  • Plato in the Third Sophisticby Ryan C. Fowler

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 112.00

    Plato in the Third Sophistic examines the influence and impact of Plato and Platonism in the era of Byzantine and Christian rhetoric. The volume brings together specially commissioned articles from leading scholars of late antique philosophy and literature. Their examinations show that Plato is the single most important and influential literary figure... more...

  • An Illustrated Book of Bad Argumentsby Ali Almossawi; Alejandro Giraldo

    The Experiment 2014; US$ 14.95

    ?A flawless compendium of flaws.? ?Alice Roberts, PhD, anatomist, writer, and presenter of The Incredible Human Journey Silly rabbit! Your argument is ill-founded. Have you read (or stumbled into) one too many irrational online debates? Ali Almossawi certainly had, so he wrote An Illustrated Book of Bad Arguments ! This handy guide is here... more...

  • Discourse and Democracyby Michael Farrelly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00

    In this new study, Farrelly gives a critical examination of democracy as it is conceived and practiced in contemporary advanced liberal nations.  The received wisdom on democracy is probelmatized through a close analysis of discourse in combination with critical theories of democracy and of the State. The central theme of the book is the paradox of... more...

  • Genre-based Automated Writing Evaluation for L2 Research Writingby Elena Cotos

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    Research writing and teaching is a great challenge for novice scholars, especially L2 writers. This book presents a compelling and much-needed automated writing evaluation (AWE) reinforcement to L2 research writing pedagogy. more...

  • 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$ 2.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • In 20 Schritten zum Redeprofiby Michael Oefner

    Verlag SKV 2014; US$ 36.99

    In 20 Schritten werden Sie zum Redeprofi. 10 Punkte, die es bei der Vorbereitung zu beachten gilt, und 10 Punkte für den erfolgreichen Auftritt vor Publikum. Zu jedem Punkt das Wesentliche, ergänzt durch eine Kernfrage, einen Stolperstein und eine praktische Übung zum Thema. Egal ob Sie vor grossem oder kleinem Publikum reden: mit diesem Ratgeber... more...

  • Facing Itby M. Jimmie Killingsworth

    Texas A&M University Press 2014; US$ 30.00

    Blending memoir, cultural history, and a literary perspective, Facing It bears witness to controversies like Tellico and Chernobyl, global warming and local drought. But rather than merely drowning readers in waves of ecological angst, M. Jimmie Killingsworth seeks alternative images and episodes to invoke presence without crippling the hope for... more...

  • Literature as Dialogueby Roger D. Sell

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 143.00

    How is it that some texts achieve the status of literature? Partly, at least, because the relationship they allow between their writers and the people who respond to them is fundamentally egalitarian. This is the insight explored by members of the Åbo literary communication network, who in this new book develop fresh approaches to literary works of... more...