With a childlike smile of embarrassment, doubt, and self-derision, which appeared on his face against his will, Pierre stood with his arms hanging down and legs apart, before his brother Rhetor
, and awaited his further commands.
The goal, in theory, however, was to persuade, to reduce the differences between opposing positions so that the audience could move from their position to that of the rhetor
An artistic rhetoric would require the rhetor
to have both a theoretical and practical knowledge of the soul as well as being appropriately informed about the particular matter of the speech (271c-272c).
The section on Athenagoras, on the other hand, seems to me vitiated by a parti pris: Tilg needs Chariton's Athenagoras to be earlier than the famous rhetor
at the end of the first century AD, otherwise Chariton might be too late to be the novel's inventor.
She approaches "Ulysses" in terms of the classical figure's unstable significance as honorific or deceitful rhetor
in Tennyson's Homeric and Dantean sources and the rival interpretations by Hallam and his close friend William Ewart Gladstone at Eton.
Socrates' critique of poetry must accommodate the fact that Plato is a poet (though not ultimately Homeric); his critique of rhetoric, that he is a rhetor
(though not sophistic).
79) Van den Hout 1999:401 identifies him as the rhetor
Cornelianus to whom Phrynichus dedicated his Eclogae and as, perhaps later, ab epistolis Graecis at court for Greek legal texts.
claims made and propositions advanced by the rhetor
(or orator), the
In speaking of "variations on a theme from Cardozo" as "choices" employed by the lawyer as rhetor
engaged in practical reasoning, I refer to four phenomena that can be observed in the use to which several judges put Cardozo's theme in the cases we shall survey.
Revisiting the Ethics and repositioning his ideal rhetor
have significant implications for how Weaver and his rhetorical and political philosophy is understood.
10) The rhetor
Claudian was much loved by Petrarch who probably owned more than one manuscript of his works.
Democracy depends on successful deliberation and persuasion, and successful deliberation and persuasion depend on the art of the rhetor