COMM1-chapter 2

Human Communication in Society (Book alone)

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Chapter 2 – Communication studies: History and Contemporary Approaches The History of Communication studies - more recent influence on communication studies: behaviorism The Rhetorical Tradition: The Art of Speaking in Public - Truth & Rhetorical - Sophists—people who taught persuasive speaking skills
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Unformatted text preview: first to call their subject “rhetorical”-Most of them believe rhetorical was to persuade-They don’t really care about right/wrong, true/false, or other ethical values Summary-The roots of the rhetorical tradition began with the ancient Greek and Roman philosophers...
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