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How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion

How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion (Hardback)

By Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Edited and translated by May, James M.

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ISBN 9780691164335
Barcode 9780691164335
Published 15 October 2016
Format Hardback
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Language English (translated from: English)
Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
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ISBN-13 9780691164335
ISBN-10 0691164339
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher unlisted
Imprint Princeton University Press
Publication Date 15 October 2016
International Publication Date 4 October 2016
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Language English
Translated from English
Author(s) By Cicero, Marcus Tullius
Edited and translated by May, James M.
Series Ancient Wisdom for Modern Readers
Category Ancient Western Philosophy To C 500
Logic
Social & Political Philosophy
Number of Pages 288
Dimensions Width: 114mm
Height: 178mm
Spine: 28mm
Weight 312g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Rhetoric, Ancient, Persuasion Rhetoric, Cicero, Marcus Tullius
NBS Text Philosophy
ONIX Text General/trade;College/higher education;Professional and scholarly
Dewey Code 168
Catalogue Code 707246

Description of this Book

The description for this book, How to Win an Argument: An Ancient Guide to the Art of Persuasion, will be forthcoming.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Drawing on his extensive experience as a scholar and teacher of classical rhetoric, May (classics, St. Olaf College) brings together excerpts from Cicero's extensive contribution to rhetorical theory and practice to examine the theme 'how to win an argument.' One cannot find a better guide than Cicero... A delightful and accessible foray into an enduring, relevant art. --Choice
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 3 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

James M. May is professor of classics, the Kenneth O. Bjork Distinguished Professor, and former provost and dean at St. Olaf College. An award-winning teacher, he is a widely recognized expert on Cicero and classical rhetoric and has written and edited many books on these topics. He lives in Northfield, Minnesota.

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