Aristotles Rhetoric, Book I, Chapters 12-15
(Kennedy: pp. 97-118; Roberts: pp. 32-41)
Book I: Study Questions 31-37
31. List three types of pleasure by which Aristotle thinks people are tempted
to do wrong: (pp. 94-97):
32. How does Aristotle describe the mental disposition of the wrongdoer? (p. 98)
33. In your own words, what does Aristotle seem to mean by the "unwritten law"?
34. Which kinds of wrongdoing does Aristotle consider the greatest wrongs?
35. What does Aristotle consider to be the five non-artistic means of persuasion?
36. What does Aristotle think about the kind of legal evidence which is derived from
torture (pp. 110-116)?
37. Name one thing from Aristotle which you found helpful. In what way(s), if any,
do you think that this might help you in public speaking?