Ramus: Method, and the Decay of Dialogue: From the Art of Discourse to the Art of Reason

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Octagon Books, 1974 - Logic - 408 pages
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Ong is really, really funny. For an academic priest. Still, I kept writing little smiley faces in the margins in all the places he lets go a sharp dig into Ramus, who comes across as a sloppy scholar ... Read full review

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Ong is one of the few writers of his ilk who is both scholarly and readable in this important book about the rise of a figure and a movement and the reconstruction of an idea in an epoch. Should be ... Read full review

Contents

VECTORS IN RAMUS CAREER
17
RAMIST RHETORIC
35
THE STRUCTURE OF REFORM
36
Copyright

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Walter J. Ong, SJ (1912-2003) was professor at St. Louis University and an internationally renowned scholar of rhetorical theory and history. He is the author of numerous books, including "In the Human Grain: Further Explorations of Contemporary Culture" and "Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word.

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