5 Issues - a. 5 Issues: BACON i. Definition : rhetoric is...

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a. 5 Issues: BACON i. Definition : rhetoric is about overcoming the gravity and strength of the appetite, instrumental in development of the way of thinking about the human mind ii. Art : Yes iii. Truth : looking for absolute truth through reason iv. Context : were limited by idols (need help with this one) v. Ethics : very ethical; moral tool because it is about the long term will b. 5 Issues: LOCKE i. Definition : rhetoric is based on imperfection of words ii. Art : No iii. Truth : there is a truth through perception iv. Context : v. Ethics : Opposed rhetoric; the abuse of words is immoral and is deceitful; one should always keep levels of abstraction clear (poetry is bad) c. 5 Issues: Nietzsche i. Definition : rhetoric is language – it is everything; anything representational ii. Art : Yes. Truth is created by language. Anything you can know is a product of language. All knowing is an art; all knowledge is rhetorical iii. Truth : No, it is not an absolute truth. It is a province of
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5 Issues - a. 5 Issues: BACON i. Definition : rhetoric is...

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