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'Spoken Wisdom, Ratio Sophistica, and Rhetoric' A Cultural History of the Communication Techniques of Sophistry and its Functions and Conception as Intercultural Exchange of Knowledge


Fee-Alexandra Haase


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This is a cross-cultural study in sophistry as a part of the cultural history of the communication techniques and its function as a discourse concept of intercultural exchange of knowledge since pre-socratic time spread over Europe and the Middle East. In each chapter the cultural forms of sophistry and its main proponents are represented from the time of Plato to Renaissance in the cultures of Europe, in North Africa, and in the Middle East.

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Keywords: Sophistry, cross-cultural communication, Europe, Middle East, cultural studies

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Date posted: July 18, 2009 ; Last revised: June 28, 2014

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Haase, Fee-Alexandra, 'Spoken Wisdom, Ratio Sophistica, and Rhetoric' A Cultural History of the Communication Techniques of Sophistry and its Functions and Conception as Intercultural Exchange of Knowledge. Available at SSRN: http://ssrn.com/abstract=1435775 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1435775

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