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The Resource Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire : Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals, by Jeroen Lauwers

Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire : Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals, by Jeroen Lauwers

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Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire : Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals
Title
Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire
Title remainder
Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals
Statement of responsibility
by Jeroen Lauwers
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Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
How is it possible that modern scholars have labelled Maximus of Tyre, a second-century CE performer of philosophical orations, as a sophist or a ¿́¿half-philosopher¿́¿, while his own self-presentation is that of a genuine philosopher? If we take Maximus¿́¿ claim to philosophical authority seriously, his case can deepen our understanding of the dynamic nature of Imperial philosophy. Through a discursive analysis of twelve Imperial intellectuals alongside Maximus¿́¿ dialexeis, the author proposes an interpretative framework to assess the purpose behind the representation of philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in Maximus¿́¿ oeuvre. This is thus as yet the first book-length attempt at situating the historical communication process implicit in the surviving Maximean texts in the concurrent context of the Imperial intellectual world
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Cataloging source
YDXCP
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Lauwers, Jeroen
Dewey number
184
Index
index present
LC call number
B588.Z7
LC item number
L38 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Mnemosyne supplements : monographs on Greek and Latin language and literature,
Series volume
volume 385
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Maximus
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy)
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Maximus
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophy, Ancient
  • Rhetoric, Ancient
  • Sophists (Greek philosophy)
  • Retorica
  • Filosofie
  • Sofistiek
  • Romeinse keizertijd
Label
Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire : Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals, by Jeroen Lauwers
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scholarly reception -- From the collective to the individual -- From macrolevel to microlevel -- Why Maximus? -- Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the Roman Empire -- The traditional conflict: a short overview -- Greco-Roman imperial culture -- A functionalist approach -- Individual authors -- The dialexeis of Maximus of Tyre -- Reading Maximus' Dialexeis -- Communication and pedagogy -- Sophistry -- Rhetoric -- Philosophy -- Purpose and meaning -- Analysis of individual dialexeis
Control code
918997545
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004301535
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)918997545
Label
Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the high Roman Empire : Maximus of Tyre and twelve other intellectuals, by Jeroen Lauwers
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Scholarly reception -- From the collective to the individual -- From macrolevel to microlevel -- Why Maximus? -- Philosophy, rhetoric, and sophistry in the Roman Empire -- The traditional conflict: a short overview -- Greco-Roman imperial culture -- A functionalist approach -- Individual authors -- The dialexeis of Maximus of Tyre -- Reading Maximus' Dialexeis -- Communication and pedagogy -- Sophistry -- Rhetoric -- Philosophy -- Purpose and meaning -- Analysis of individual dialexeis
Control code
918997545
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789004301535
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)918997545

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