Historical Rhetorics/A Little Aristotle and the Other Socrates
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Chapter Five: A Little Aristotle and the Other Socrates 
- Aristotle's Rhetoric, Book Three
- Isocrates' Against the Sophists
- Isocrates' Antidosis
- Vitanza's Negation, Subjectivity, and the History of Rhetoric, chapters 3 & 4
- Welch's Electric Rhetoric, chapters 2 & 3
As there are a number of readings this week, I have tried to post my reading notes for our various texts. Click on the links above.
Relevant Secondary Sources
- Biescker, Barabara. "Coming to Terms with Recent Attempts to Write Women into the History of Rhetoric." Philosophy and Rhetoric 25.2 (1992):140-161.
- Benoit, William. "Isocrates and Aristotle on Rhetoric."
- Fortenbaugh, William W. "Aristotle's Platonic Attitude toward Delivery." Philosophy & Rhetoric 19 (1986): 242-54.
- Graff, Richard. "Reading and the 'Written Style' in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 31.4 (Autumn 2001) 19-44.
- Jacob, Bernard E. “What if Aristotle Took Sophists Seriously? New Readings in Aristotle’s Rhetoric.” Rhetoric Review. 14.2 (Spring 1996): 237-52.
- Johnstone, Christopher. "Communicating in Classical Contexts: The Centrality of Delivery." Quarterly Journal of Speech 87 (2001): 121-142.
- Haskins, Ekaterina V. "Philosophy, Rhetoric, and Cultural Memory: Rereading Plato's Menexenus and Isocrates' Panegyricus. RSQ 35.1 (Winter 2005): 25-46.
- Papillion, Terry. "Isocrates' Techne and Rhetorical Pedagogy." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 25 (1995): 149-163.
- Papillion, Terry. "Mixed Unities in the Antidosis of Isocrates." Rhetoric Society Quarterly 27 (1997): 47-62.
- Timmerman, David M. "Isocrates' Competing Conceptualization of Philosophy." Philosophy & Rhetoric (31.2) (1998): 145-159.
- Walker, Jeffrey. "Aristotle's Lyric: Re-Imagining the Rhetoric of Epideictic Song." College English 51 (1989): 5-28.