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With regard to rhetoric, for example, the author seems unaware of the meaning of ethos in Aristotelian rhetoric, which involves the construction of the speaking subject as the operative factor in discourse.
But in doing so the study forces the connection to Aristotelian rhetoric, and more so because Newman's essay "Poetry, with Reference to Aristotle's Poetics" seems to suggest an anti-Aristotelian poetical and rhetorical stance.
The Scots rhetoricians Hugh Blair and George Campbell tried to synthesize Aristotelian rhetoric with the emerging science of psychology, and philosophers like Thomas Reid and Francis Hutcheson worked at developing ethical theories that could compete with Descartes and Hobbes.
Aristotelian rhetoric in Syriac; Barhebraeus, Butyrum Sapientiae, Book of Rhetoric.
The second part of Warnick's concern is that the "need [1] to incorporate audience convictions and values, [2] to simplify argument structures for the comprehension of the multitude, and [3] to direct one's claims toward decisions affecting the state and the polis are all neglected when Aristotelian rhetoric is applied to forums and situations that Aristotle himself did not consider in the Rhetoric" (301).