Plato became the primary greek philosopher based on his ties to socrates and aristotle and the presence of his works, which were used until his academy closed in 529 ad his works were then copied throughout europe.
Plato, aristotle, and augustine on virtue, vice, and the human will posted on july 18, 2008 by tim enloe in the medieval world course i took last semester, one of my professors made a casual remark about comparing augustine, plato, and aristotle’s understanding of virtue, vice, and the human will.
This item: the art of rhetoric (oxford world's classics) by aristotle paperback $1081 only 11 left in stock (more on the way) ships from and sold by amazoncom. The treatise shows the development of aristotle's thought through two different periods while he was in athens, and illustrates aristotle's expansion of the study of rhetoric beyond plato's early criticism of it in the gorgias (c 386 bc) as immoral, dangerous, and unworthy of serious study.
1 works on rhetoric according to ancient testimonies, aristotle wrote an early dialogue on rhetoric entitled ‘grullos’, in which he put forward the argument that rhetoric cannot be an art (technê) and since this is precisely the position of plato's gorgias, the lost dialogue grullos has traditionally been regarded as a sign of aristotle's (alleged) early platonism. Plato's discussions of rhetoric and poetry are both extensive and influential as in so many other cases, he sets the agenda for the subsequent tradition.
Aristotle's treatise on rhetoric systematically describes civic rhetoric as a human art or skill (techne) it is more of an objective theory than it is an interpretive theory with a rhetorical tradition aristotle's art of rhetoric emphasizes persuasion as the purpose of rhetoric.