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The Rhetoric of Plato'S RepublicDemocracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

The Rhetoric of Plato'S Republic: Democracy and the Philosophical Problem of Persuasion

James L. Kastely

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780226278629
eISBN:
9780226278766
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226278766.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This book argues for a major reconsideration of Plato as a rhetorical theorist and for a radical reframing of the relationship of rhetoric and philosophy. In the Republic, the failures of normal ... More

Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Rhetoric, Modality, Modernity

Nancy S. Struever

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226777481
eISBN:
9780226777504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226777504.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Since antiquity, philosophy and rhetoric have traditionally been cast as rivals, with the former often lauded as a search for logical truth and the latter usually disparaged as empty speech. But in ... More

The Rhythm of ThoughtArt, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

The Rhythm of Thought: Art, Literature, and Music after Merleau-Ponty

Jessica Wiskus

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226030920
eISBN:
9780226031088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226031088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics

Between present and past, visible and invisible, and sensation and idea, there is resonance—so philosopher Maurice Merleau-Ponty argued and so this book explores. Holding the poetry of Stéphane ... More

Richard RortyThe Making of an American Philosopher

Richard Rorty: The Making of an American Philosopher

Neil Gross

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309903
eISBN:
9780226309910
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309910.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

On his death in 2007, Richard Rorty was heralded by the New York Times as “one of the world's most influential contemporary thinkers.” Controversial on the left and the right for his critiques of ... More

The Romantic AbsoluteBeing and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

The Romantic Absolute: Being and Knowing in Early German Romantic Philosophy, 1795-1804

Dalia Nassar

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780226084060
eISBN:
9780226084237
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226084237.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

While the notion of the absolute is most often identified with Hegel’s philosophical system, The Romantic Absolute explicates the significance of the absolute in the epistemology and metaphysics of ... More

Sartre, Foucault, and Historical ReasonA Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Sartre, Foucault, and Historical Reason: A Poststructuralist Mapping of History

Thomas R. Flynn

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226254708
eISBN:
9780226254722
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226254722.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Sartre and Foucault were two of the most prominent and at times mutually antagonistic philosophical figures of the twentieth century. And nowhere are the antithetical natures of their existentialist ... More

Science in the Age of Computer Simulation

Science in the Age of Computer Simulation

Eric Winsberg

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226902029
eISBN:
9780226902050
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226902050.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Computer simulation was first pioneered as a scientific tool in meteorology and nuclear physics in the period following World War II, but it has grown rapidly to become indispensible in a wide ... More

Scientific Perspectivism

Scientific Perspectivism

Ronald N. Giere

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226292120
eISBN:
9780226292144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226292144.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Many people assume that the claims of scientists are objective truths. But historians, sociologists, and philosophers of science have long argued that scientific claims reflect the particular ... More

The Secret History of EmotionFrom Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

Daniel M. Gross

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226309798
eISBN:
9780226309934
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226309934.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Princess Diana's death was a tragedy that provoked mourning across the globe; the death of a homeless person, more often than not, is met with apathy. How can we account for this uneven distribution ... More

Shaping Science with RhetoricThe Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson

Shaping Science with Rhetoric: The Cases of Dobzhansky, Schrodinger, and Wilson

Leah Ceccarelli

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226099064
eISBN:
9780226099088
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226099088.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

How do scientists persuade colleagues from diverse fields to cross the disciplinary divide, risking their careers in new interdisciplinary research programs? Why do some attempts to inspire such ... More

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