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Handbuch Rhetorik und Philosophie

[Handbook of Rhetoric and Philosophy]

Ed. by Hetzel, Andreas / Posselt, Gerald

Series:Handbücher Rhetorik 9

    199,95 € / $229.99 / £182.00*

    Publication Date:
    October 2017
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    • A first comprehensive historical and systematic presentation of the interfaces between rhetoric and philosophy
    • Examines the state of research and suggests new research perspectives
    • Contains an extensive index, suitable for use as a reference work

    Aims and Scope

    For the first time, this handbook offers a comprehensive presentation of the complex relationship between rhetoric and philosophy. The focus is on important areas of conflict and dialogue between the two disciplines from antiquity to the present time, the ambivalent role of rhetoric in 20th-century philosophy, and a programmatic outlook on future areas of research on rhetorical philosophy.


    24.0 x 17.0 cm
    ix, 645 pages
    Type of Publication:
    Reference Work
    Discourse; Performance; Philosophy; Rhetoric
    Researchers (Philosophy, Rhetoric, Literary Studies, Linguistics)

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    Andreas Hetzel, University of Hildesheim, Germany; Gerald Posselt, University of Vienna, Austria.


    "Ovaj Priručnik retorike i filosofije već je danas prvorazredni referencijalni izvor."

    Z. Andrić in: Danas (17.12.2017), https://www.danas.rs/nedelja/o-odnosu-filozofije-i-retorike/

    "Das vorliegende Handbuch [...] bringt auf über 600 Seiten eine sehr tiefgehende Darstellung wichtiger Aspekte des Themas."

    Till Kinzel in: IFB 1 (2018), http://informationsmittel-fuer-bibliotheken.de/showfile.php?id=8921

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