Sep 21, 2020  
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin 
    
2016-2017 Graduate Bulletin [ARCHIVED PUBLICATION]

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LBST 611 - Capstone Elective


Credits: 3

The word "rhetoric" can be traced back to the simple assertion "I say" (Eiro in Greek). Almost anything related to the act of saying something to someone-in speech or in writing-can conceivably fall within the domain of rhetoric. This course will explore the various philosophical and psychological theories of humans that impinged on various rhetorical theories and practices from classical times to the present. We will see how political, technological, economic, and scientific events affected rhetorical theory and practice and how in turn rhetoric affected them. We will explore the ethical dimensions of rhetoric. We will attempt to salvage the best of past and present theory and practice and attempt to integrate them into comprehensive and useful perspective on rhetoric-and eventually into our own practices in speaking and writing.

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