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Aristotle, Rhetoric I. A Commentary by William M.A. Grimaldi

By William M.A. Grimaldi

Aristotle, Rhetoric I: A remark starts off the acclaimed paintings undertaken via the writer, later accomplished within the moment (1988) quantity on Aristotle's Rhetoric. the 1st remark at the Rhetoric in additional than a century, it's not prone to be outmoded for a minimum of one other hundred years.

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Ve Tovar, read parentheses. a 32-33 tv .. •. ~... I'EV There is some confusion in the codd. here. , aVToit; A.... ,. The readings of Ross :md of Cope are rather haphazard. Kassel reads with A, except for a1lToit;, which he explains as a corruption introduced into A for aVTO! (Der Text, pp. 121£). Before coming upon Kassel I preferred to read the TO'. , with aVTo'" but his explanation for aVTO! makes sense and I 1'' ' TO', e".. ''''''1'''' TO', 30 ARISTOTLE, 'RHBTORIC' [ 55b 2 accept it. " a 32 I'-Ij liLK'.....

P. IS) about A. " Cpo Roberts, "Notes," 3S6-S7. b 18 ~..... 'l:"n &w ...... , . ' This is a distinction which A. , Met. ",) is used - as he indicates in Top. I26a 30 - I26b I. eo&ou b 23 See 54& 8. TiiN "'po ... "", b 24 olov the adverb. , the objectives proposed. CHAPTER 2. I . Introduction: 55b 25 - ssb 34 rhetoric defined: the faculty of perceiving the possibly suasive in any subject II . Development: 55b 35 - 58a 32 I. <£1, in themselves and bow they relate rhetoric to dialectics, ethics, and politics (6) 56.

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