Aristotle, Rhetoric II. A Commentary by William M. A. Grimaldi

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Aristotle, Rhetoric II: A remark completes the acclaimed paintings undertaken by way of the writer in his first (1980) quantity on Aristotle's Rhetoric. the 1st observation at the Rhetoric in additional than a century, it's not prone to be outdated for no less than one other hundred years.

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Is found in Herodotus. Lysias. Antiphon. Xenophon. Demosthenes. and A. in the sense of acting spitefully toward. From Cope', note on the word. p. 16. a"p&~ emerges fairly much as A. describes it at b 17-32: a kind of malicious and gratuitous vexation of another by simply frustrating his plans and intentions. 3 {lf3PL~ This is defined for us at b 23-25 in what Cope. p. 17. calls the locus cl4ssicus for the concept. The power of ;;Pe'~ in arousing anger is noted at Pol. 13ub 29-32. In a discussion of wrongdoing in A 13.

Is set in opposition to al,yweBi.. r; refers to the person who shows spite; hence the case (S. 1973). • Cope. Spengd. although a number of good codd. read TO PldnT... " which seem to be specifications of the more generic neaTn.. ,..... The latter represent morc fundamentally what A. r; or "PeIC... • 73a 13; 74" 3. 14; 79a 29-32; 98a 25-26; 022 1-]. In these instances the action implied or stated in the word is generally of the chatacter expressed at 79a 30-]1 - mocking. scoffing. jeering at; and this can be done by word or action, nea.....

Editions of Homer. 8a. We find 8I-8a cited by Diogenes a 5 cUM ... ,. 91) or, as A. says at a 6: ayavmeTova& . vneeomv. r.... , u'P' It seems more reasonable to take this as. 0cn1"'" OrO>Ta. UOle"a8a, (78b 34). ense of being superior; the second, their sense of justice, of what is owed to them. When either is denied they fed slighted, and so become angry. Ta. VOle ••aBa. ) V'I" eli. a,) tlrp' "d. 'l'we1a (which occasion anger), not about anger. iv On this and the following, C£A II, 71. 35 -7Ib 2; 14, 75' 14-15.

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