Most of the works of Socrates do not appeal to my interest, but Gorgias was different. The
conversation between the four men involved is very interesting, and at some times very
powerful. A person would almost get the sense that they do not like each othe
It could be said that communication has completely shaped the world we live in today.
Communication is most commonly practiced and observed orally through use of language.
Language was essentially created by humans in order to explain the world we
Comms 330 Notes
Gorgias Ecomium of Helen
Encomium of Helen"
In the Encomium of Helen (c. 414 BCE), Gorgias wants to show-off the power of language, of
RHETORIC-Helen should not be blamed because 1) Fate, 2)Rape, 3)Words, 4) Love
Encomium of Helen
Gorgias of Leontini
Source: Rosamond Kent Sprague, ed. The Older Sophists: A Complete Translation by Several Hands of the
Fragments in Die Fragmente Der Vorsokraticker Edited by Diels-Kranz with a New Edition of Antiphon and of
Plato and Rhetoric
Part of Athenian aristocracy
Compared to Gorgias who was from Sicily
Plato starts career after Gorgias is already a famous rhetor, sophists are already
established as central part of education.
Plato was anti-sophists,
Business 310: Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Early Stage Business Vignettes
STUDENT NAME HERE: Andrew Kamegawa
1. From the viewpoint of a wealthy and successful technology investor looking to invest in a
new startup opportunity, list the thre
Cross Cultural Management
Aaron Beams Talk
There were many important aspects of his story. Richard was Aaron Beams
boss while he was a CPA at Health South Corp. He did what was called cooking the
books meaning manipulating documents to pre