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Sept.-6-CMST - One of the earliest teachers of rehtoric was...

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One of the earliest teachers of rehtoric was Corax. He developed a doctrine of general probability to be used by speakers in courts. Aka is it probable that I would commit this act? (little man beating up a huge guy) Tisias was a student of Corax. He didn’t want to pay Corax for his lessons in rhetoric. Sophist- wisdom bearer Antiphor and Lysias were speech writers; they made no effort to give formal training. Protagoras began the origins of debate. He believed you should argue both sides of a point. Socrates was one of the founders of intellectual thought in the western world. Most of our knowledge of Socrates came from Plato. Inartistic- the hard facts, documents Artistic proofs- created by the speaker -ethos Speakers’ goodwill or character, credibility. Credibility is based on the audience’s perception of the speaker. Audiences focus on expertise, trustworthiness, goodwill -logos The use of logical appeals -pathos The use of emotional appeals -intrinsic: relates to the individuals desires that come from within
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This note was uploaded on 01/16/2012 for the course CMST 1061 taught by Professor Hebert during the Fall '08 term at LSU.

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Sept.-6-CMST - One of the earliest teachers of rehtoric was...

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