TITLE

CHAPTER I: REGARDING GEORGE CAMPBELL'S THE PHILOSOPHY OF RHETORIC

AUTHOR(S)
Henning, Martha L.
PUB. DATE
January 1996
SOURCE
Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions & Wil;1996, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
Chapter I of the book "Beyond Understanding: Appeals to the Imagination, Passions and Will in Mid-Nineteenth-Century American Women's Fiction" is presented. It discusses the book "The Philosophy of Rhetoric," by George Campbell, and provides information on the methodology used by Campbell in working on the book. Details on how he described the mind's natural ability to perceive are presented. Ideas which Campbell has drawn out of John Locke's concepts are discussed. How empiricist David Hume has influenced Campbell is also described.
ACCESSION #
19326444

 

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