Aristotle, Rhetoric I. A Commentary by William M.A. Grimaldi

By William M.A. Grimaldi

Aristotle, Rhetoric I: A statement starts the acclaimed paintings undertaken by means of the writer, later accomplished within the moment (1988) quantity on Aristotle's Rhetoric. the 1st statement at the Rhetoric in additional than a century, it isn't prone to be outdated for no less than one other hundred years.

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I : 2. EVOV sc. :t7J01,; here the "apparently true" is that which to all intents and purposes is the highly probable truth in a given situation. illacious branch of Rhetoric, 'the apparent, unreal, sham' arguments" (Cope, p. 32). For Cope's meaning of 'Pa••&,. , see 5sb 15 and SSh 15 : 3. See also s6a 36 - S6b 4. TeX'o,. Spongel, p. 7JI'''' >JOo" ,,&00,; see 56a I : 3 and S6a 3 : 2. ARISTOTLE. 'RHETORIC' I 44 a 22 : TOU liuv .. vGU On the genitive, see S. Il


T 54b 19-20 and 54' 15-18. The verb in this sense expresses the ide. UE.. O'lL also found in naaY/AaTf;la: OCto engage in a systematic treatment"; cf. 54a 16 : 1. , B I-II. tors a 19: 1 "'cdv""Oidv that A. tB 2C>-26, r '7. 2 5,a 5. ayou The genitive is a conjecture of Spengel's more fully justified by Vahlen ("Kritik d. Rhetorik," 560). It is read by all the edd. except Kassel (see below). Uyo, here is obviously the Myo~ of 56. 4, on which see 56a 3:'. ). :planation of the conjecture bears out the interpretation offered at S6a 3 :..

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