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Arrangement

Arrangement  

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[This entry comprises two articles. The first article describes the traditional theory and practice of the parts of oratory from Aristotle through the Hellenistic treatises to Cicero and beyond. The ...
Composition

Composition  

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[This entry comprises two articles. The first article provides a brief overview. The second article describes a history of English departments in the United States.]An overviewHistory of English ...
Contingency and Probability

Contingency and Probability  

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For Aristotle (384–322 bce), the contingent is the unproblematic scene of rhetoric. This Aristotelian connection between the scene and agency (or practice), originally put into play to blunt Plato's ...
Conviction

Conviction  

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At the end of World War II, two scholars of argument, Chaim Perelman and Lucie Olbrechts-Tyteca, began collaborating on a project to study and theorize about the forms of argument ...
judgement

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The Oxford Companion to Philosophy (2 ed.)

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2005
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Philosophy
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154 words

A term meaning belief or decision. The term has the so-called act–object ambiguity, denoting either the judging that something

judgement

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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2007
The ability of an individual to assess a situation, consider the choices of action available, and to arrive at conclusions that best satisfy the needs of the situation. Sound judgement is ... More
Judgment

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Encyclopedia of Rhetoric

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2006
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Language reference, Linguistics
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2,230 words

Aristotle (384–322 bce) asserts, at 1377b, pages 21–22 of the Rhetoric in the Kennedy translation (New York, 1991

moral judgement

moral judgement  

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Is ‘judgement’ the most appropriate word for what properly terminates moral deliberation? Or are we seeking, when we reflect on a morally perplexing situation, rather to elicit and stabilize some ...
pathos

pathos  

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[pay-thoss]The emotionally moving quality or power of a literary work or of particular passages within it, appealing especially to our feelings of sorrow, pity, and compassionate sympathy. Adjective: ...
persuasion

persuasion  

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1. An attempt to induce some change in an audience's attitudes or behaviour (see also elaboration likelihood model; Yale model). One of the major communicative functions: see persuasive function.2. A ...
sentiment

sentiment  

A sentiment is an attitude, in favour of or against people and their actions, which may involve both judgement and emotion. The term ‘sentiment’ has also been used, as by ...
social knowledge

social knowledge  

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Understanding of reality and the world and cultural knowledge of social codes and situational contexts, including common sense, folk psychology, cultural literacy, and familiarity with social roles ...

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