Aristotle is widely considered to be one of the “big names” and a key player in the history of classic rhetorical theory. He, Cicero and Quintilian comprise the major works, at least in classic rhetoric. And there certainly is some good reason that Aristotle and his theories have lasted so long. He was one of … Continue reading How Special was Aristotle Really?
Both the University of Oregon and Colorado State University like to market themselves as very bike-friendly campuses. But the way that each school actually designs and distributes its biking infrastructure dictates different kinds of "preferred" behaviors.
Plato 428 – 348 B.C.E. perhaps Plato and Isocrates were two teachers that were operating their own schools at approximately the same time, and thus are often studied in tandem during classes on classic Greek rhetorical theory. However, the two had vastly different approaches and should really be thought of as rivals. Whereas Isocrates was … Continue reading Plato’s “Gorgias”