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Considers present occasions via an exam of this seventeenth-century philosopher.

In contemporary years there was a revival of curiosity within the writings of Baltasar Gracian, a seventeenth-century Spanish Jesuit who explored the political makes use of of rhetoric. Gracian is healthier recognized within the usa for his bestselling number of aphorisms entitled The paintings of Worldly Wisdom.

The essays during this quantity specialize in the relevance of Gracian's writings in our personal day, while the significance of rhetoric as a self-discipline essential to deal with public existence is undeniable. Wide-ranging in concentration, those essays show that Gracian's paintings bargains insights into the deployment of rhetoric lower than the "New global Order".

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