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George Campbell

George Campbell

Rhetoric in the Age of Enlightenment

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Arthur E. Walzer




Rhetoric in the Modern Era


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This introductory book on George Campbell discusses details of his life and his intellec­tual milieu, including his role in the Scottish Enlightenment in Aberdeen. In addition, Arthur E. Walzer provides a thorough examination of Campbell's Philosophy of Rhetoric, the most important work in rhetorical theory of the Enlightenment. Brief analyses of Campbell's Dissertation on Miracles and Lectures on Pulpit Eloquence are also given.