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Rhetoric, Evidence and Policymaking: a Case Study of Priority Setting in Primary Care*

JILL RUSSELL and TRISHA GREENHALGH

in Evidence, Inference and Enquiry

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264843
eISBN:
9780191754050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264843.003.0010
Subject:
Sociology, Methodology and Statistics

This chapter describes a study undertaken as part of the UCL Evidence programme to explore how policymakers talk about and reason with evidence. Specifically, researchers were interested in the ... More


Rhetoric in mid-antiquity

Malcolm Heath

in Classics in Progress: Essays on Ancient Greece and Rome

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263235
eISBN:
9780191734328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263235.003.0017
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The book's concluding study presents the rhetorical education of the fourth century ad, not as the end but as only midway in the literary culture of Hellas, between Homer and the Byzantine emperor ... More


Metaphor, Allegory, and the Classical Tradition: Ancient Thought and Modern Revisions

G. R. Boys-Stones (ed.)

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199240050
eISBN:
9780191716850
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199240050.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

According to the theoretical accounts which survive in the rhetorical handbooks of antiquity, allegory is extended metaphor, or an extended series of metaphors; and both allegory and metaphor are ... More


Technography

Malcolm Heath

in Menander: A Rhetor in Context

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199259205
eISBN:
9780191717932
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199259205.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter considers the nature of the technical literature on rhetorical theory and its relationship to teaching. It begins by addressing problems about the composition and transmission of these ... More


Fashioning the Ideal Orator: Theatricality and Transgressive Aesthetics in the De oratore

John Dugan

in Making a New Man: Ciceronian Self-Fashioning in the Rhetorical Works

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267804
eISBN:
9780191708152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267804.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter moves from the instances of self-consciously cultural oratorical practice to Cicero's first major work of rhetorical theory, De oratore, which Cicero frames as an archaeology of his ... More


Rhetorical Theory: A Practical Guide

Michael Hawcroft

in Rhetoric: Readings in French Literature

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198159841
eISBN:
9780191673726
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198159841.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter discusses and encourages familiarity with rhetorical theory, and even provides a familiar account of this theory. The chapter also serves as a point of reference for the rest of the ... More


Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Robin Reames

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The common view of language in the West is that it represents the world. Although it is widely recognized that this concept of language originates with Plato, until now, it has not been established ... More


The Orator: Fashioning a Ciceronian Sublime

John Dugan

in Making a New Man: Ciceronian Self-Fashioning in the Rhetorical Works

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267804
eISBN:
9780191708152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267804.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter investigates how the Orator canonizes Cicero's own textual eloquence and seeks to control his reception, not as a political agent or speaker in performance, but as a textual entity. It ... More


The Past and Future of Plato’s Rhetorical Theory

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0008
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter reflects on the larger significance of the book’s arguments. Plato’s theory of language-as-statement and the split of seeming from being, which culminates in the Sophist, would come to ... More


Literacy, Dramatic Form, Metaphysics: Rereading Plato’s Rhetoric

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter summarizes the three major movements in twentieth- and twenty-first-century Plato scholarship that inform the methodology of the book: “orality and literacy” theory to explain the ... More


The Talmud in Heidegger's Aftermath

Sergey Dolgopolski

in What Is Talmud?: The Art of Disagreement

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823229345
eISBN:
9780823236725
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823229345.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter discusses the context of Talmud in philosophy and rhetorical theory. It shows the periphery that philosophy has allowed for both rhetoric and the Talmud on the map of Western ... More


Making a New Man: Ciceronian Self-Fashioning in the Rhetorical Works

John Dugan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199267804
eISBN:
9780191708152
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199267804.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, Prose and Writers: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This study investigates how Cicero (106-43 BCE) uses his major treatises on rhetorical theory (De oratore, Brutus, and Orator) in order to construct himself as a new entity within Roman cultural ... More


Imitators of Truth: The Rhetorical Theories of Onoma and Rhêma in the Sophist and the Cratylus

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter illuminates how, in the Sophist dialogue, Plato finally completes his theory of logos by developing his rhetorical theories of onoma and rhêma. Plato’s novel use of these terms defines ... More


The Rule of Law and the Arguable Character of Law

NEIL MacCORMICK

in Rhetoric and The Rule of Law: A Theory of Legal Reasoning

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199571246
eISBN:
9780191713064
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199571246.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter applies some reflections on rhetoric and argumentation in law with a view to mapping the road to a possible conciliation. Topics discussed include the arguable character of law, the rule ... More


Introduction

James Crosswhite

in Deep Rhetoric: Philosophy, Reason, Violence, Justice, Wisdom

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780226016344
eISBN:
9780226016511
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226016511.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This book addresses the conflict between philosophy and rhetoric, but is not a direct attempt to resolve the controversies as they have traditionally been formulated. The aim, rather, is to engage in ... More


The Rhetoric of Mimêsis: Sophistic Imitation and Seeming in the Republic

Robin Reames

in Seeming and Being in Plato's Rhetorical Theory

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780226567013
eISBN:
9780226567150
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226567150.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

This chapter reconsiders Plato’s monolithic concept of mimêsis. To develop this concept mimêsis, Plato invents two altogether novel senses of the term, which had previously meant simply “imitation.” ... More


The Interpretive Stases: A Theory of How People Argue over Texts

Martin Camper

in Arguing over Texts: The Rhetoric of Interpretation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780190677121
eISBN:
9780190677152
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190677121.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Chapter 1 introduces the interpretive stases as a neglected rhetorical method that could be productively employed by scholars to analyze debates over the meaning of texts in virtually any sphere. The ... More


Haunting Encounters: The Ethics of Reading across Boundaries of Difference

Joanne Lipson Freed

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501713767
eISBN:
9781501713828
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501713767.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Beginning with the basic conviction that acts of cross-cultural reading have ethical consequences, Haunting Encounters traces the narrative strategies through which certain works fiction forge ... More


Prolegomena

Anthony Briggman

in God and Christ in Irenaeus

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780198792567
eISBN:
9780191834561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198792567.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Irenaeus has been characterized as incapable of sound reasoning, not a good thinker, naïve, and unable to construct a sophisticated theology. He was said to have little to no interest in ... More


Praise and Persuasion: The Role of Rhetoric in Theocritus’ Poetry

Gunther Martin

in Hellenistic Oratory: Continuity and Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199654314
eISBN:
9780191751370
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654314.003.0005
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter maintains that the two Idylls under examination (11 and 17) suggest the ubiquitousness of rhetorical culture and Theocritus' mastery of rhetorical art. They presuppose knowledge of ... More


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