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Rhetoric Book Two
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2.1.111
(1377b1388b)
Ethical and Pathetic Proofs

2.1.19 (1377b1378a)

General Discussion of Ethos

 2.1.1

Object of Rhetoric is Judgment

2.1.24

Speaker's character important for deliberative oratory
Judge's frame of mind more important for forensic oratory

 2.1.57

Three qualities necessary to produce conviction:
good sense
virtue
good will

2.1.89

Definition of emotions
The emotions are all those affections which cause men to change their opinion in regard to their judgments, and are accompanied by pleasure and pain.

2.211 (1378a1388b)

Catalogue of Ethical/Pathetic Proofs

2.23 (1378a1380b)

Anger and Mildness

2.2

Analysis of Anger Definition
Slights
Dispositions of those roused to anger
Objects of anger

2.3

Analysis of Mildness
(Opposite of Anger)
Definition
Opposite of slights

2.4 (1381a1382a)

Love and Hate

2.5 (1382a1383b)

Fear and Confidence

2.6 (1383b1385a)

Shame and Shamelessnes

2.7 (1385ab)

Gratitude and Its Lack

2.89 (1385b1388a)

Pity and Indignation

2.10 (1388a)

Envy

2.11 (1388b)

Emulation

2.1217 (1389a1391b)

Catalogue of Characters

2.1214 (1389a1390b)

Ages Youth
Old Age
Prime of Life
 

2.1517 (1390b1391b)

Fortunes Noble Birth
Wealth
Power
2.1826 (1391b1403b) Logical Proofs

2.1819 (1391b1393a)

Catalogue of Common or General Topics

2.18

Transitional Summary

2.19. 115 (1391b1392b)

Possible/Impossible (Deliberative) Contraries
Similarities
Degree (of difficulty; of excellence)
Sequence
That which we desire
The subjects of science or art
Things whose means of production is within our power
Parts and wholes
Genus and species
Natural correspondences (quantities)
Artless vs. artful
Inferior vs. superior

2.19.1525 (1392b1393a)

Past fact/Future fact (Forensic) Less to more likely
Precedence
Ability and motive
Intention
Antecedence and Consequence
[And likewise for the future]

2.19.2627

Magnitude (Epideictic) ...since in each branch of rhetoric the end set before it is a good, such as the expedient, the noble, or the just, it is evident that all must take the materials of amplification from these. (2.19.27)

2.2022 (1393a1397a)

Inductive and Deductive Proofs
2.20  Examples Historical Examples
Fables
 
2.21 Maxims
2.22 Enthymemes in General

2.2326 (1397a1403b)

Catalogue of Enthymemes
  Topics of Enthymemes
  Apparent Enthymemes
  Refutation
  Non-Enthymemes