Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Gorgias: ca. 480 - 380 BC. Gorgias was a famous speaker and teacher. He was probably the first to suggest the thesis that a desired effect in the listener can be achieved by skillfully addressing the affects, regardless of the content of the speech. (See Der kleine Pauly, Lexikon der Antike, Munich 1979).

Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
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Taureck, B. H. F. Gorgias   Taureck, B. H. F.

Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-09-25