Pragmatics, Enthymeme, Rhetoric, Semiotics

Re: Peirce List DiscussionKirsti Määttänen

Aristotle’s approach to rhetoric is one of the bridges to Peirce’s pragmatism.  It treats forms of argument that “consider the audience”, in effect, that take the nature and condition of the interpreter into account, and it deals with enthymemes, syllogisms some of whose premisses are “held in mind”, implicit in the state of belief or knowledge base of the interpreter.

Here are two threads of previous discussion in which the subjects of enthymeme and Aristotle’s Rhetoric came up:

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