Aristotle: General Sources in Rhetoric

General secondary sources on Aristotle's rhetoric that cannot be included exclusively under specific works and concepts in existing bibliographies. Comprehensive in communication/rhetoric. If a page is added on a distinct concept those citations may be moved and deleted here. See to date, Ethos and Pathos, Enthymeme.


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Allard-Nelson, Susan K. "Virtue in Aristotle's Rhetoric: A Metaphysical and Ethical Capacity." Philosophy & Rhetoric 34 (2001): 245-259.

Anderson, Floyd Douglas. "Aristotle's Doctrine of the Mean and its Relationship to Rhetoric." Southern Speech Journal 34 (1968): 100-107.

Atwill, Janet. Rhetoric Reclaimed: Aristotle and the Liberal Arts Tradition. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1998.

Backes, James G. "Aristotle's Theory of Stasis in Forensic and Deliberative Speech in the Rhetoric." Central States Speech Journal 12 (1960): 6-8.

Baumlin, James S., ed. Ethos: New Essays in Rhetorical and Critical Theory. Dallas: Southern Methodist UP, 1994.

Benoit, William L. "Aristotle's Example: The Rhetorical Induction." Quarterly Journal of Speech 66 (1980): 182-192.

Benoit, William L. "On Aristotle's Example." Philosophy & Rhetoric 20 (1987): 261-267.

Bird, O. "The Tradition of Logical Topics: Aristotle to Ockham." Journal of the History of Ideas 23 (1962): 307-323.

Blettner, Elizabeth. "One Made Many and Many Made One: The Role of Asyndeton in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 16 (1983): 49-54.

Braet, A. C. "Aristotle's Almost Unnoticed Contribution to the Doctrine of Stasis." Mnemosyne 52 (1999): 408-435.

Brake, Robert J. "Aristotle on Pleasure." Southern Speech Journal 36 (1971): 324-332.

Brake, Robert J. "A Reconsideration of Aristotle's Concept of Topics." Central States Speech Journal 16 (1965): 106-112.

Brandes, Paul D. "Evidence in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Speech Monographs 28 (1961): 21-28.

Brockriede, Wayne E. "Toward a Contemporary Aristotelian Theory of Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 52 (1966): 33-40.

Chiron, Pierre. "Relative Dating of the Rhetoric to Alexander and Aristotle's Rhetoric: A Methodology and Hypothesis." Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric, Vol. 29 No. 3, Summer 2011; (pp. 236-262) DOI: 10.1525/RH.2011.29.3.236

Clayton, Edward W. "The Audience for Aristotle's Rhetoric." Rhetorica 22 (2004): 183-203.

Conley, Thomas M. "The Enthymeme in Perspective." Quarterly Journal of Speech 70 (1984): 168-187.

Conley, Thomas M. "The Greekless Reader and Aristotle's Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 65 (1979): 74-79.

Conley, Thomas M. "'Logical Hypomorphism' and Aristotle's Koinoi Topoi." Central States Speech Journal 29 (1978): 92-97.

Consigny, Scott. "Dialectical, Rhetorical, and Aristotelian Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 22 (1989): 281-287.

Cooper, Lane. "The Rhetoric of Aristotle." Quarterly Journal of Speech 21 (1935): 10-19.

Cope, Edward M. An Introduction to Aristotle's Rhetoric: With Analysis Notes and Appendices. W.C. Brown Reprint Library, Dubuque, Iowa, 1966.

Dearin, Ray D. "Aristotle on Psychology and Rhetoric." Central States Speech Journal 17 (1966): 277-282.

Doxtader, Erik. "In the Name of a Becoming Rhetoric: Critical Reflections on the Potential of Aristotle's Rhetoric 1355b." Philosophy and Rhetoric, vol. 46, no. 2, 2013, pp. 231-233.

Erickson, Keith V. Aristotle: The Classical Heritage of Rhetoric. Scarecrow Press, Metuchen, N.J, 1974.

Erlich, Howard S. "The Congruence of Aristotle's Rhetoric and Poetics." Southern Speech Communication Journal 38 (1973): 362-370.

Evans, J. D. G. Aristotle's Concept of Dialectic. London: Cambridge UP, 1977.

Farrell, Thomas B. "Philosophy against Rhetoric in Aristotle." Philosophy & Rhetoric 28 (1995): 181- .

Farrell, Thomas B. "Practicing the Arts of Rhetoric: Tradition and Invention." Philosophy & Rhetoric 24 (1991): 183-212.

Farrell, Thomas B. "Rhetoric and Dialectic as Modes of Inquiry." Norms of Rhetorical Culture. New Haven: Yale UP, 1993. 14-50.

Farrell, Thomas B. "Rhetorical Resemblance: Paradoxes of a Practical Art." Quarterly Journal of Speech 72 (1986): 1-19.

Flemming, Edwin G. "A Comparison of Cicero and Aristotle on Style." Quarterly Journal of Speech Education 4 (1918): 53-60.

Flynn, Lawrence J. "Aristotle: Art and Faculty of Rhetoric." Southern Speech Journal 21 (1956): 244-254.

Fortenbaugh, William. Aristotle on Emotion. London: Duckworth, 1975.

Fortenbaugh, William. "Aristotle's Accounts of Persuasion through Character." Theory, Text, Context: Issues in Greek Rhetoric and Oratory. Ed. Christopher Lyle Johnstone. Albany : State U of New York P, 1996. 147-168.

Fortenbaugh, William. "Aristotle's Platonic Attitude toward Delivery." Philosophy & Rhetoric 19/4 (1986): 242-254.

Furley, David J., and Alexander Nehamas, eds. Aristotle's Rhetoric: Philosophical Essays. Princeton, NJ: Princeton UP, 1994.

Gabin, Rosalind. "Aristotle and the New Rhetoric: Grimaldi and Valesio—A Review Essay." Philosophy & Rhetoric 20 (1987): 171-182.

Gaines, Robert. "Aristotle's Rhetorical Rhetoric?" Philosophy & Rhetoric 19 (1986): 194-200.

Garver, Eugene. Aristotle's Rhetoric: An Art of Character. Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1994.

Garver, Eugene. "Aristotle's Rhetoric as a Work of Philosophy." Philosophy & Rhetoric 19 (1986): 1-22.

Garver, Eugene. "The Political Irrelevance of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 29 (1996): 179-199.

Giuliani, Alessandro. "The Aristotelian Theory of the Dialectical Definition." Philosophy & Rhetoric 5 (1972): 129-142.

Goulding, Daniel J. "Aristotle's Concept of the Enthymeme." Journal of the American Forensic Association 2 (1965): 104-108.

Green, Lawrence D. "Aristotelian Rhetoric, Dialectic, and the Traditions of antistrophos." Rhetorica 8 (1990): 5-27.

Grimaldi, William M. Studies in the Philosophy of Aristotle's Rhetoric. Hermes Einzelschriften 25. Wiesbaden: Franz Steiner, 1972.

Gross, Alan G. "The Conceptual Unity of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 34 (2001): 275-291.

Gross, Alan G., and Arthur E. Walzer. Rereading Aristotle's Rhetoric. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 2014.

Gross, Daniel M. "Heidegger's 1924 Lecture Course on Aristotle's Rhetoric: Key Research Implications." Philosophy & Rhetoric, vol. 50, no. 4, 2017, pp. 509-527.

Gross, Daniel M. The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science. University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2014.

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Harper, Nancy. "An Analytical Description of Aristotle's Enthymeme." Central States Speech Journal 24 (1973): 304-309.

Harpine, Bill. "Stock Issues in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Journal of the American Forensic Association 14 (1977): 73-81.

Haskins, Ekaterina. "Endoxa, Epistemological Optimism, and Aristotle's Rhetorical Project." Philosophy and Rhetoric 37 (2004): 1-19.

Haskins, Ekaterina. Logos and Power in Isocrates and Aristotle. Greenville: U of South Carolina P, 2004.

Hauser, Gerard A. "Aristotle's Example Revisited." Philosophy & Rhetoric 18 (1985): 171-180.

Hauser, Gerard A. "The Example in Aristotle's Rhetoric: Bifurcation or Contradiction?" Philosophy & Rhetoric 1 (1968): 78-90.

Hauser, Gerard A. "Reply to Benoit." Philosophy & Rhetoric 20 (1987): 268-273.

Hillbruner, Anthony. "Matter and Form in The Search for "Truth": Aristotle and Rousseau." Western Speech Communication 39 (1975): 260-270.

Holland, Laura V. Counterpoint: Kenneth Burke and Aristotle's Theories of Rhetoric. Philosophical Library, New York, 1977.

Holmberg, Carl B. "Dialectical Rhetoric and Rhetorical Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 10 (1977): 232-243.

Huglen, Mark E., and Norman Clark Ph. D. Argument Strategies from Aristotle's Rhetoric. Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, Belmont, Calif, 2004.

Huseman, Richard C. "Aristotle's Doctrine of the Mean: Implications for Rhetorical Style." Western Speech 34 (1970): 115-121.

Huseman, Richard C. "Aristotle's System of Topics." Southern Speech Journal 30 (1965): 243-252.

Jacob, Bernard. "What if Aristotle Took Sophists Seriously?: New Reading in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Rhetoric Review 14 (1996): 237- .

Kauffman, Charles. "Poetic as Argument." Quarterly Journal of Speech 67 (1981): 407-415.

Kennedy, George A. "Reworking Aristotle's Rhetoric." Theory, Text, Context: Issues in Greek Rhetoric and Oratory. Ed. Christopher Lyle Johnstone. Albany : State U of New York P, 1996. 169-184.

Kinneavy, James. "Kairos in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Written Communication 11 (1994): 131-142.

Kinneavy, James. "William Grimaldi — Reinterpreting Aristotle." Philosophy & Rhetoric 20 (1987): 183-200.

Konstan, David. The Emotions of the Ancient Greeks: Studies in Aristotle and Classical Literature. University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 2006.

Lanigan, Richard L. "Enthymeme: The Rhetorical Species of Aristotle's Syllogism." Southern Communication Journal 39 (1974): 207-222.

Levin, Samuel R. "Aristotle's Theory of Metaphor." Philosophy & Rhetoric 15 (1982): 24-46.

Lockwood, Richard. The Reader's Figure: Epideictic Rhetoric in Plato, Aristotle, Bossuet, Racine and Pascal. Librairie Droz, Geneve, Switzerland, 1996

Lord, C. "The Intention of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Hermes 109 (1981): 325-339.

McAdon, Brad. "Probabilities, Signs, Necessary Signs, Idia, and Topoi: The Confusing Discussion of Materials for Enthymemes in the Rhetoric." Philosophy and Rhetoric 36 (2003): 223-247.

McAdon, Brad. "Reconsidering the Intention or Purpose of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Rhetoric Review 23 (2004): 216-234.

McAdon, Brad. "Rhetoric is a Counterpart of Dialectic." Philosophy & Rhetoric 34 (2001): 113-150.

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

Meyer, Michel. "Aristotle's Rhetoric." Topoi: An International Review of Philosophy, vol. 31, no. 2, 2012, pp. 249.

Mezo, Richard E. "An Adaptation of Aristotle: A Note on the Types of Oratory." Rhetoric Review 16 (1997): 164- .

Mifsud, Mari L. Rhetoric and the Gift: Ancient Rhetorical Theory and Contemporary Communication. Duquesne University Press, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 2015.

Miller, Arthur B. "Aristotle on Habit and Character: Implications for the Rhetoric." Speech Monographs 41 (1974): 309-316.

Mirhady, David C. "A Note on Aristotle Rhetoric 1.3 1358b5-6." Philosophy & Rhetoric 28 (1995): 405-409.

Modrak, Deborah K. Aristotle's Theory of Language and Meaning. New York: Cambridge UP, 2001.

Molette, Carlton. "Aristotle's Union of Rhetoric and Dramatic Theory." Southern Speech Journal 34 (1968): 47-54.

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Neel, Jasper P. Aristotle's Voice: Rhetoric, Theory, and Writing in America. Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1994.

Newman, Sara. "Aristotle's Notion of 'Bringing-Before-the-Eyes': Its Contributions to Aristotelian and Contemporary Conceptualizations of Metaphor, Style, and Audience." Rhetorica 20 (2002): 1-22.

Nussbaum, Martha. The Fragility of Goodness: Luck and Ethics in Greek Tragedy and Philosophy. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1986.

Ochs, Donovan. "Aristotle's Concept of Formal Topics." Speech Monographs 36 (1969): 419-425.

Olian, J. Robert. "The Intended Use of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Communication Monographs 54 (1968): 137-148.

Olmsted, W. "Ethical Deliberation in Aristotle's Rhetoric and Nicomachean Ethics." Polis, vol. 30, no. 2, 2013, pp. 251-273.

Oravec, Christine. "'Observation' in Aristotle's Theory of Epideictic." Philosophy & Rhetoric 9 (1976): 162-174.

Pomeroy, Ralph. "Aristotle and Cicero: Rhetorical Style." Western Speech 25 (1961): 25-32.

Poulakos, John. "Extending and Correcting the Rhetorical Tradition: Aristotle's Perception of the Sophists. Ed. Christopher Lyle Johnstone. Theory, Text, Context: Issues in Greek Rhetoric and Oratory. Albany : State U of New York P, 1996. 45-63.

Poulakos, John, and Nathan Crick. "There is Beauty here, Too: Aristotle's Rhetoric for Science." Philosophy & Rhetoric, vol. 45, no. 3, 2012, pp. 295-311.

Price, Robert. "Some Antistrophes to the Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 1 (1968): 145-164.

Quandahl, Ellen. "Aristotle's 'Rhetoric': Reinterpreting Invention." Rhetoric Review 4 (1986): 128-137.

Quimby, Rollin W. "The Growth of Plato's Perception of Rhetoric." Philosophy & Rhetoric 7 (1964): 71-79.

Rainolds, John, and Lawrence D. Green. John Rainold's Oxford Lectures on Aristotle's Rhetoric. University of Delaware Press, London;Newark [Del.];, 1986.

Reames, Robin. "The μῦθος of Pernicious Rhetoric: The Platonic Possibilities of λογός in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Rhetorica: A Journal of the History of Rhetoric, Vol. 30 No. 2, Spring 2012; (pp. 134-152) DOI: 10.1525/RH.2012.30.2.134.

Reguero, MCE. "Example and Similarity in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Emerita, vol. 85, no. 2, 2017, pp. 241-260.

Renehan, R. "Polus, Plato, and Aristotle." Classical Quarterly 45 (1995): 68- .

Renon, LV. "Vindication and Praise of Deliberative Rhetoric: Glossing Aristotle." Isegoria, no. 48, 2013, pp. 149-171.

Roberts, Rhys. "References to Plato in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Classical Philology 29 (1924): 342-346.

Robinson, Douglas. The Deep Ecology of Rhetoric in Mencius and Aristotle: A Somatic Guide. State University of New York Press, Albany, 2016.

Rorty, Amelie. "Aristotle on the Virtues of Rhetoric." The Review of Metaphysics 64/4 (2011): 715-733.

Rorty, Amelie Oksenberg, ed. Essays on Aristotle's Rhetoric. Berkeley: U of California P, 1996.

Rosenfield, Lawrence W. "Rhetorical Criticism and an Aristotelian Notion of Process." Speech Monographs 33 (1966): 1-16.

Ryan, Eugene. "Aristotle and the Tradition of Rhetorical Argumentation." Argumentation 6 (1992): 291-296.

Self, Lois. "Rhetoric and Phronesis: The Aristotelian Ideal." Philosophy & Rhetoric 12 (1979): 130-145.

Smith, Craig R. "Ethos Dwells Pervasively: A Hermeneutic Reading of Aristotle on Credibility." The Ethos of Rhetoric. Ed. Michael J. Hyde. Greenville: U of South Carolina P, 2004. 1-19.

Sokolowski, Robert. "Scientific and Hermeneutic Questions in Aristotle." Philosophy & Rhetoric 4 (1971): 242-261.

Speight, Allen. "'Listening to Reason': The Role of Persuasion in Aristotle's Account of Praise, Blame, and the Voluntary." Philosophy & Rhetoric 38/3 (2005): 213-225.

Steele, Edward D. "The Role of the Concept of Choice in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Western Speech 27 (1963): 77-83.

Swain, Louis Hall. "Aristotle on Cross-Examination." Southern Speech Bulletin 3 (1938): 24-25.

Thompson, Wayne N. "Stasis in Aristotle's Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 58 (1972): 134-141.

Thonssen, Lester W. "A Functional Interpretation of Aristotle's Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 16 (1930): 297-310.

Vatri, A. "Between Song and Prose: The Meaning(s) of Harmonia in Aristotle's Rhetoric and Poetics." Rhetorica, vol. 34, no. 4, 2016, pp. 372-392.

Wallace, Karl R. "Topoi and the Problem of Invention."Quarterly Journal of Speech 58 (1972): 3897-395.

Warnick, Barbara. "Judgment, Probability, and Aristotle's Rhetoric." Quarterly Journal of Speech 75 (1989):

Wartelle, André. Lexique de la Rhetorique d'Aristote. Les Belles Lettres, Paris, 1982.

White, Stephen A., and Pamela Gottlieb. "Sovereign Virtue: Aristotle on the Relation between Happiness and Virtue." Journal of the History of Philosophy 33 (1995): 333- .

Wedin, Michael B. "Keeping the Matter in Mind: Aristotle on the Passions and the Soul." Pacific Philosophical Quarterly 76 (1985): 183- .

Wisse, Jacob. Ethos and Pathos: From Aristotle to Cicero. Amsterdam: Adolf M. Hakkert, 1989.

Zulick, Margaret D. "Generative Rhetoric and Public Argument: A Classical Approach." Argumentation and Advocacy 33 (1997): 109-119.

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