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The Greek Sophists

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By mid-5th century BC, Athens was governed by democratic rule and power turned upon the ability of the citizen to command the attention of the people, and to sway the crowds of the assembly. It was the Sophists who understood the art of rhetoric and the importance of transforming effective reasoning into persuasive public speaking. Their enquiries - into the status of wome ...more
Paperback, 464 pages
Published July 31st 2003 by Penguin Classics (first published July 29th 2003)
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A very Thorough review of these important philosophers.
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