Pathos Resources

Here are some pathological texts, plus some background info.

Just a few other resources that i wish we could get to:

  • Plato. The Republic.
  • Aristotle. Politics, books 7 and 8
  • Cicero. De Oratore. Book 2, sect 185-216
  • Quintilian. Institutes of Oratory. Book 6
  • Amélie Oksenberg Rorty. Selections from Essays on Aristotle’s Rhetoric
  • Hauser, Gerard A. “The Passions.”
  • Katule, Richard. “Quintilian on the Art of Emotional Appeal.”
  • Daniel Goleman. Selections from Emotional Intelligence: Why It Can Matter More Than IQ
  • Blanton, Smiley. “Voice and the Emotions.” The Quarterly Journal of Public Speaking 1.2 (1915): 154-172.
  • Berlant, Lauren. “Compassion and Withholding.” Compassion: The Culture and Politics of an Emotion. Routledge, 2004. 1-13.
  • Nussbaum, Martha. “Aristotle on Emotions and Rational Persuasion.” Essays on Aristotle’s Rhetoric.
  • Walker, Jeff. “Pathos and Katharsis in ‘Aristotelian’ Rhetoric: Some Implications.” Rereading Aristotle’s Rhetoric.
  • So many more….

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