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|Title:||On the truth in the rhetoric – An adduction through a discussion of Gorgias and Socrates point of views |
|Abstract:||The object of this treatise is a comparison between Gorgias and Socrates views on rhetoric, namely the truth in rhetoric. The two prominent scholars of Greek antiquity, Gorgias as an expert on rhetoric and Socrates as a well-known philosopher, have attempted to examine the basics of rhetoric. Democracy has made rhetoric a high value of ancient Greek society, as well as an approach to enunciate, review and argue in public on various issues. As a tool of public communication, addressed to the attendees to convince them regarding an issue submitted for discussion and to fulfill its mission in the best to society, rhetoric should have support in the truth. This is the point at which both ancient scholars agree. But the issue is seen from a different point of view, and both defending their own views bring arguments and counter-arguments, which are worth even today. The purpose of this paper is that, through confrontational approach and interpretation, to set diverse views and to reach a conclusion on the truth in rhetoric.|
|Appears in Collections:||2016, VOL. 5, NO. 1|
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