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Conclusion

Caroline Humfress

in Orthodoxy and the Courts in Late Antiquity

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780198208419
eISBN:
9780191716966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208419.003.011
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This concluding chapter presents a synthesis of discussions in the preceding chapters. In late antiquity, practitioners of forensic rhetoric were trained in how to handle general legal principles and ... More


Demosthenes the Orator

Douglas M. MacDowell

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

Concentrating on Demosthenes' texts rather than his politics, this book describes and assesses all his speeches, including those for the lawcourts as well as the addresses to the Ekklesia. Besides ... More


Speeches and texts

Douglas M. MacDowell

in Demosthenes the Orator

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199287192
eISBN:
9780191713552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199287192.003.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter outlines the circumstances in which oratory was used in Athens in the 4th century BC, both in the lawcourts and in the Ekklesia. It discusses the relationship of the written texts to the ... More


The Completeness Issue

L. Jonathan Cohen

in The Probable and The Provable

Published in print:
1977
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198244127
eISBN:
9780191680748
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198244127.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology, Philosophy of Science

Completeness, as a property of certain deductive systems, may be viewed as a limiting-case of probabilistic complementationality. It follows that proof criteria for incomplete systems generate ... More


Jurors and Serial Killers: Loneliness, Deliberation, and Community in Ancient Athens

Alastair J. L. Blanshard

in How to Do Things with History: New Approaches to Ancient Greece

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780190649890
eISBN:
9780190649913
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190649890.003.0006
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

In this chapter, Blanshard examines one of the peculiarities of deliberative practice in the Athenian democratic governmental system, namely the tendency for decision-making to occur within the ... More


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