Notable figures in rhetorical theory.
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Kenneth Burke, b. 1897. Noted American rhetorician and literary theorist. Particularly known for his work on the theory of symbolic action and his concept of dramatism.
Isocrates (436–338 BC), Greek rhetorician and one of the ten Attic orators
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Paul de Man, b. 1919. Noted Belgian-born deconstructionist literary critic and rhetorical theorist.
Chaïm Perelman, b. 1912. Polish-born philosopher of law, who studied, taught, and lived most of his life in Brussels. Particularly known for his contribution to the new rhetoric and theory of argumentation.