08 Quintillian

08 Quintillian - 10/28/06 Quintillian Frequently known as...

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10/28/06 Quintillian Frequently known as the last great rhetorician of the Roman era Believes in the idea of ethnics and goodness Believes that audience are incredibly smart and that they have good crap detectors— figuring out speakers who are unethical and who don’t have their interest in heart Believes in situational ethnics—adjust ideas to audience—sometimes there are things that are correct in one situation but may not be correct in another situation Main focus on the citizen orator expanding on what we have to say about ethos Citizen orator have five characteristics o Someone who is free from vice o Sincere believer in the cause he advocate o Lover of wisdom o Servant of the state—individual do something that helps out the community, not exclusive to politics o Seek as much knowledge on he object as he can Martin Luther King References to Gettysburg address, Lincoln, emancipation proclamation very formal language but manages to deliver it commonly
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course PHIL 1305 taught by Professor Gordon during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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08 Quintillian - 10/28/06 Quintillian Frequently known as...

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