Rhetoric and Ethics

Author: Aarons, Victoria
Salomon, Willis
Year:1991
Pages:220
ISBN:0-88946-212-7
978-0-88946-212-0
Price:179.95
Addresses the classical connection between rhetoric and ethics, its fragmentation during the 17th century, and the reunification of rhetoric and ethics in the 20th century. Includes such essays as "Platonic Rhetoric" by Charles Salman, "Persons, Personae, and Ghost Writing: Ethics and Fictive Voice" by George E. Yoos, "Stance Perception in Sixteenth-Century Ethical Discourse" by Lawrence D. Green, and "Differences That Unite Us: John Kennedy's Speech to the Houston Ministerial Association" by Frederick J. Antczak.

Table of Contents

Introduction

Willis A. Salomon

The Dialectical Convergence of Rhetoric and Ethics: The Imperative of Public Conversation

Lawrence D. Kimmel

Platonic Rhetoric

Charles Salman

Stance Perception in Sixteenth-Century Ethical Discourse

Lawrence D. Green

Prescriptive Rhetorics, The Rejection of Rhetoric and the Ethical Response of Rhetorical Theory

John T. Gage

The Ethics of Argument: Kenneth Burke's Influence on the Teaching of Writing

Ann Dobyns

Differences that United Us: John Kennedy's Speech to the Houston Ministerial Association of the Possibilities of Ethical Criticism

Frederick J. Antczak

Persons, Personae, and Ghost Writing: Ethics and Fictive Voice

George E. Yoos

Narrative Voices, Ethical Perspectives

Victoria Aarons

Persuasions of the Self in Modern American Poetry

Leonard Nathan

Contributors