By Ton Van Haaften, Henrike Jansen, Jaap De Jong, Willem De Koetsenruijter

From classical antiquity until eventually the current, humans and teams have taken to public areas, now principally digital, that allows you to relay their message and try and convince others. And for simply as lengthy, the equipment of organizing and carrying out such public debate and determination making were hotly contested. This choice of essays by means of wonderful overseas students provides an outline of the kingdom of interdisciplinary scholarship at the artwork of rhetoric and the numerous methods and methodologies inside of it. Bending Opinion cites a number of correct examples, from Barack Obama to Geert Wilders, in addition to compelling case studies.

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58). Unsurprisingly, then, as soon as rhetoric became a major subject in the ancient educational system, it developed a detailed program of classroom exercises. , in the last two centuries before the Christian era (Marrou 1955, pp. 252-57 and 297-303, Bonner 1977, pp. 250-51), a program that was also soon adopted by the Romans (Gwynn 1926, pp. 34-41). The pivotal type of exercise was, of course, the so-called declamation, a fully fledged speech on an imaginary subject assigned by the teacher and elaborated and delivered orally by the student (see Russell 1983).

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