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Rhetoric, Language, and Reason by Michael Meyer

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Published by Pennsylvania State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Criticism,
  • Philosophy / Criticism,
  • Philosophy

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages180
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL10284490M
ISBN 10027103047X
ISBN 109780271030470

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Rhetoric, Language, and Reason Michel Meyer. Contemporary or postmodern thought is based on the lack of foundation. The impossibility of having a principle for philosophy has become a position of principle. As a result, rhetoric has taken over. Content has given way to the priority of form.   Contemporary or postmodern thought is based on the lack of foundation. The impossibility of having a principle for philosophy has become a position of principle. As a result, rhetoric has taken over. Content has given way to the priority of form. Michel Meyer's book aims at showing that Pages: Rhetoric in the Twentieth Century: From Proposition to the Question. 1. Rhetoric and the Intellectual Crisis of Our Time. 2. Rhetoric without Questioning. 3. The Problematological Conception of Language. 4. Literary Rhetoric. 5. Argumentation as a Problematological Inference -- 3. Toward a Rhetoric of Reason. 1. Old and New Rhetoric. 2. Topics addressed include problems of defining rhetoric, the relationship between rhetoric and epistemology, the rhetorical situation, reason and public morality, the nature of the audience, the role of discourse in social change, rhetoric in the mass media, and challenges to 5/5(1).

The Rhetoric of Reason book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Responding to skeptics within higher education and critics without, /5. Rhetoric (/ ˈ r ɛ t ə r ɪ k /) is the art of persuasion, which along with grammar and logic (or dialectic – see Martianus Capella), is one of the three ancient arts of ic aims to study the capacities of writers or speakers needed to inform, persuade, or motivate particular audiences in specific situations. Aristotle defines rhetoric as "the faculty of observing in any. Rhetoric, Language, and Reason by Michel Meyer, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.   7 Good Books on Rhetoric and Writing Well Here are some books that I can recommend on the art of rhetoric and argumentation, and by extension, the craft of writing well: 1. “Rhetoric” by Aristotle is the classic source of course. Must read. It’s s.

The Age of Reason; Being an Investigation of True and Fabulous Theology is a work by English and American political activist Thomas Paine, arguing for the philosophical position of follows in the tradition of 18th-century British deism, and challenges institutionalized religion and the legitimacy of the was published in three parts in , , and Rhetoric, the principles of training communicators—those seeking to persuade or inform. In the 20th century it underwent a shift of emphasis from the speaker or writer to the auditor or reader. This article deals with rhetoric in both its traditional and its modern forms. For information on applications of rhetoric, see the articles broadcasting, communication, and propaganda. James Crosswhite’s The Rhetoric of Reason was published by the University of Wisconsin Press in It was awarded the Mina Shaughnessy Prize of the Modern Language Association for the year’s outstanding scholarly book in the fields of language, culture, literacy, and literature that has a strong application to the teaching of English.   After stating the basic principles of persuasive speech, Aristotle places rhetoric in relation to allied fields such as politics, ethics,psychology, and logic, and he demonstrates how to construct a persuasive case for any kind of plea on any subject of communal concern/10().