ERIC Number: EJ465219
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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Ancient Greek Origins of Argumentation Theory: Plato's Transformation of "Dialegesthai" to Dialectic.
Timmerman, David M.
Argumentation and Advocacy, v29 n3 p116-23 Win 1993
Enlightens the origins of argumentation theory through a description of the evolution of the concept and practice of philosophically oriented discussion. Describes how Plato adapted the sophistic concept of "dialegesthai" and how that adaptation is tied to his bifurcation of rhetoric and philosophy. (RS)
Publication Type: Historical Materials; Opinion Papers; Journal Articles
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