Remer, Gary A., 1957-

Ethics and the orator : the Ciceronian tradition of political morality / Gary A. Remer. - Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017 - xii, 291 pages ; 24 cm

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Prologue: Quintilian and John of Salisbury in the Ciceronian tradition -- Rhetoric, emotional manipulation, and morality: the contemporary relevance of Cicero vis-a-vis Aristotle -- Political morality, conventional morality, and decorum in Cicero -- Rhetoric as a balancing of ends: Cicero and Machiavelli -- Justus Lipsius, morally acceptable deceit, and prudence in the Ciceronian tradition -- The classical orator as political representative: Cicero and the modern concept of representation -- Deliberative democracy and rhetoric: Cicero, oratory, and conversation.

9780226439167 (cloth : alk. paper)


Cicero, Marcus Tullius.
Cicero, Marcus Tullius--Influence.
Ciceron, Marco Tulio--Influencia


Political ethics.
Ética política
Retórica
Ciencia política.
Rhetoric--Political aspects.
Rhetoric--Moral and ethical aspects.
Political science--Philosophy.

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