Outline Aristotle

Outline Aristotle - Audience involvement. How it works: B....

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Aristotle's Approach to Rhetoric I. Aristotle's Life of Inquiry (384 - 322 BC) II. Overview of Aristotle's Rhetoric Definition:   Probability Morality III. Four functions of rhetoric  IV. Kinds of Discourse Forensic  Deliberative  Epideictic V. The Rhetoric  1. Invention:  INVENTION: (inartistic and artistic proofs, logos pathos, and ethos) Logos I. Creating Arguments  Topoi:   Universal:  Particular:  II. Forms of Reasoning:  Syllogism and Example Deductive reasoning Inductive reasoning  A. Syllogism: probability.  Three Parts Major premise 
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Minor premise  Conclusion  Types of syllogisms (know these from book) Special Syllogism: Enthymeme: "truncated syllogism." Or a rhetorical syllogism 
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Unformatted text preview: Audience involvement. How it works: B. Argument Using Example: Inductive: INVENTION: (inartistic and artistic proofs, logos pathos, and ethos) Pathos Definition practical syllogism B. Example of Practical Reasoning/Syllogism vs. Objective Objective argument might look like: Subjective argument might look like: INVENTION: (inartistic and artistic proofs, logos pathos, and ethos) Ethos Definition of Ethos: a. Three Qualities of Ethos (Character, Intelligence, Goodwill) i. Character/integrity ii. Intelligence iii. Goodwill b. delivery c. content How Does It Work? make a judgment of your character:...
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