Search for dissertations about: "Rhetoric"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 126 swedish dissertations containing the word Rhetoric.

  1. 1. The Epistemology of Rhetoric : Plato, Doxa and Post-Truth

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Department of Literature, Uppsala University

    Author : Erik Bengtson; Uppsala universitet.; [2019]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; doxa; epistemology; post-truth rhetoric; Plato; Aristotle; Roland Barthes; Robert Hariman; Ruth Amossy; Mats Rosengren; rhetorical anthropology; rhetorical ontology; argumentation theory; autonomy; Rhetoric; Retorik;

    Abstract : This thesis aims to develop an epistemology of rhetoric in light of the apparent contemporary post-truth condition of society. Epistemology is hereby understood as concerned with principles for knowledge production within the academic discipline of rhetoric, as well as with an understanding of knowledge production in the public realm. READ MORE

  2. 2. Ramism, Rhetoric and Reform An Intellectual Biography of Johan Skytte (1577–1645)

    University dissertation from Uppsala : Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis

    Author : Jenny Ingemarsdotter; Uppsala universitet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Johan Skytte; history of education; Ramism; Petrus Ramus; utility; merit; humanism; Late Renaissance; Sweden; Age of Greatness; patriotism; Hesse-Kassel; the University of Marburg; Uppsala University; Charles IX; Gustav II Adolf; Vasa; Neo-Latin; dissertation; oration; rhetoric; reform; the mathematical arts; eloquence; HUMANITIES and RELIGION History and philosophy subjects History subjects History of science and ideas; HUMANIORA och RELIGIONSVETENSKAP Historisk-filosofiska ämnen Historieämnen Idé- o lärdomshistoria; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : This thesis is an intellectual biography of the Swedish statesman Johan Skytte (1577–1645), focusing on his educational ideals and his contributions to educational reform in the early Swedish Age of Greatness. Although born a commoner, Skytte rose to be one of the most powerful men in Sweden in the first half of the seventeenth century, serving three generations of regents. READ MORE

  3. 3. Persuasiveness in the discourse of wine The rhetoric of Robert Parker

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Charlotte Hommerberg; Linnéuniversitetet.; [2011]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; appraisal; assessment; critical discourse analysis; evaluation; persuasiveness; pragma-dialectics; recommendation; rhetoric; rhetorical argumentation; Robert Parker; text analysis; wine review; winespeak; Engelsk språkvetenskap; English;

    Abstract : The primary purpose of this study is to explore a case of remarkably powerful contemporary rhetoric, namely Robert Parker’s wine writing, which has had an unprecedented impact in the world of prestigious wine for more than two decades. Parker, an American autodidact who gave up his career in law to become a fulltime wine critic, is considered the most influential critic of all time. READ MORE

  4. 4. Rhetorical business – A study of marketing work in the spirit of contradiction

    University dissertation from Växjö, Kalmar : Linnaeus University Press

    Author : Tomas Nilsson; Lunds universitet.; Lund University.; [2015]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; ethnography; consulting; professional services; knowledge-intensive services; sophists; argumentation; rhetoric; marketing work; marketing practice; Marketing; rhetorical analysis; Marketing; Marknadsföring; Marketing practice; Marketing work; Rhetoric; Argumentation; Sophists; Knowledge-intensive services; Professional services; Consulting; Ethnography;

    Abstract : Popular Abstract in English This book investigates marketing work in professional service organizations from a rhetorical perspective. It comes to the conclusion that this work is accomplished by self-reflexive marketers who are reminiscent of the ancient sophists – a diverse group of itinerant advisors whom came to Athens around the fourth century BCE for business reasons. READ MORE

  5. 5. Gods, Grammars, and Genres : Towards an Ethics of English Studies in Imperial Sovereignty

    University dissertation from Normal, IL, USA : Illinois State University

    Author : Noah Roderick; [2009]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Grammar; genre; sovereignty; english studies; rhetoric; language; pedagogy; Engelska; English; Retorik; Rhetoric; Education; Pedagogik; Idé- och lärdomshistoria; History Of Sciences and Ideas;

    Abstract : In this dissertation, the author argues that the post-process movement towards genre-based writing pedagogies is reproducing the logic of neoliberal or free-market ideology. By analyzing the relationship between three paradigms of sovereignty (feudalism, the nation-state, and globalization) and institutionalized language, the author demonstrates that teaching writing as multiple and genred as opposed to teaching it as a single, abstract skill is no a more rational approach, but rather a differently rational approach. READ MORE