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Logic and Rhetoric

  • Ch. Perelman
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 149)

Abstract

In the last fifty years we have seen an enlargement of the scope of logic from syntax to semantics and pragmatics. But the question remains: How do we go from logic to rhetoric? In other words, is there a relationship between the study of formal systems and that of style and figures of speech?

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Sacred Text Universal Audience Ambitious Work Sophistical Refutation Dialectical Reasoning 
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References

  1. Ch. Perelman and L. Olbrechts-Tyteca, The New Rhetoric: A Treatise on Argumentation, University of Notre-Dame Press, 1969 (French edition 1958 ).Google Scholar
  2. Of. Ch. Perelman, ‘Philosophy, Rhetoric, Commonplaces’, in The New Rhetoric and the Humanities, D. Reidel, Dordrecht, Holland, 1979, pp. 52–61.CrossRefGoogle Scholar

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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1981

Authors and Affiliations

  • Ch. Perelman
    • 1
  1. 1.University of BrusselsBelgium

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