Lost Cause of Rhetoric: The Relation of Rhetoric and Geometry in Aristotle and Lacan

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In this brilliant study of the relationship between rhetoric and geometry, David Metzger boldly poses and answers questions of major significance to the field of rhetorical studies. By asking what rhetoric is, he examines why it has always been difficult to define and to determine its purpose and value. Metzger seeks to ascertain how rhetoric can be more clearly valued and therefore better understood, both on its own and as a set of tools with which to write and think. Metzger explores the nature of knowledge in terms of ...

Lost Cause of Rhetoric: The Relation of Rhetoric and Geometry in Aristotle and Lacan 1995, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809318551

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