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Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric
Title:Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric
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ISBN:0809323974
Number of Pages:176

Epic book online Books by: Bruce McComiskey In i Gorgias and the New Sophistic Rhetoric i Bruce McComiskey achieves three rhetorical goals he treats a single sophist s rhetorical i techn i art in the context of the intellectual upheavals of fifth century bce Greece thus avoiding the problem of generalizing about a disparate group of individuals he argues that we must abandon Platonic assumptions regarding the sophists in general and Gorgias in particular opting instead for a holistic reading of the Gorgianic fragments and he reexamines the practice of appropriating sophistic doctrines particularly those of Gorgias in light of the new interpretation of Gorgianic rhetoric offered in this book br br br br In the first two chapters McComiskey deals with a misconception based on selective and Platonic readings of the extant fragments that Gorgias s rhetorical i techn i involves the deceptive practice of manipulating public opinion This popular and ultimately misleading interpretation of Gorgianic doctrines has been the basis for many neosophistic appropriations The final three chapters deal with the nature and scope of neosophistic rhetoric in light of the non Platonic and holistic interpretation of Gorgianic rhetoric McComiskey postulates in his opening chapters He concludes by examining the future of communication studies to discover what roles neosophistic doctrines might play in the twenty first century br br br br McComiskey also provides a selective bibliography of scholarship on sophistic rhetoric and philosophy in English since

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