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The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume

The Fate of Eloquence in the Age of Hume( )
Author: Potkay, Adam
Series title:Rhetoric and Society Ser.
ISBN:978-0-8014-3014-5
Publication Date:Dec 1994
Publisher:Cornell University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $189.00
Book Description:

This engaging and insightful book explores the fate of eloquence in a period during which it both denoted a living oratorical art and served as a major factor in political thought. Seeing Hume's philosophy as a key to the literature of the mid-eighteenth century, Adam Potkay compares the staus of eloquence in Hume's Essays and Natural History...



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