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Unformatted text preview: concealing the truth or in the case of half-truths, concealing parts of the truth, like inconvenient or secret information. Relation to Truth: Nietzsche reminds us that we arrive at our sense of truth by forgetting that we create it through the powers of language. Contemporary example: Clean War 4. Metaphorical Nature of Truth (quote on page 1174) Metaphor: A comparison made by referring to one thing as another. Vehicle: A familiar and concrete referent of comparison used to illuminate another subject. Tenor: The subject illuminated through comparison Contributions: 1. Advances Critique of Reason and Science as sources of truth 2. Offers First Modern Definition of Rhetoric 3. Establishes New Focus of Rhetorical Study...
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- Spring '11
- Reason, Deception, Perspectivism