LAW 405 – Rhetoric

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LAW 405 – Rhetoric; Weekly hours: 2+1, ECTS: 4
The aim of course is to get familiar with the basic notions of rhetoric and its application. The students are exposed to creative lectures and practical exercises The main topics of the course are folowing: The notion, the types and meaning of rhetoric as a skill of good speaking; further historical overview of the development of intercourse (Ancient – Old East, Hellas and Rome, medieval – Christianity and new century – revolutionary). Within the course the types of speaking (political / delibaristic, forensic / forensic and convenient / epidemiological) are studied; Types of debate as argumentative discussion with opposing opinions (policy, parliamentary, public) and well-known speakers and their speeches, as well as certain contemporary issues regarding the media.