Rhetoric and Society

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  1. Taming Democracy
    How does one speak to a large, diverse mass of ordinary, sovereign citizens and persuade them to render wise decisions? For Thucydides, Plato, and Demosthenes, who observed classical Athenian democracy in action, this was an urgent... Learn More
    Published: 18th January 1996
    Hardback | £43.00
    Paperback | £33.00
  2. The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume
    This engaging and insightful book explores the fate of eloquence in a period during which it both denoted a living oratorical art and served as a major factor in political thought. Seeing Hume's philosophy as a key to the literature... Learn More
    Published: 2nd December 1994
    Hardback | £77.00