Ethics and the orator : the Ciceronian tradition of political morality / Gary A. Remer.

By: Remer, Gary A, 1957-
Material type: TextText; Format: print Publisher: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2017Description: xii, 291 pages ; 24 cmISBN: 9780226439167 (cloth : alk. paper)Subject(s): 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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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.

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