Logic and Rhetoric
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?
KeywordsSacred Text Universal Audience Ambitious Work Sophistical Refutation Dialectical Reasoning
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- Ch. Perelman and L. Olbrechts-Tyteca, The New Rhetoric: A Treatise on Argumentation, University of Notre-Dame Press, 1969 (French edition 1958 ).Google Scholar