Explain Aristotle's Three Species Of Rhetoric

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List and briefly describe Aristotle's three species of rhetoric.

Aristotle’s three species of rhetoric are; Deliberative, Judicial, and Epideictic.

Deliberative rhetoric, is based on the future, advising on events that will occur at a later date.

Judicial rhetoric, is based on the past, and references debating in a court of law regarding accusations or defenses for actions or events done in the past.

Epideictic rhetoric, is focused on the present, and it deals with giving either praise or blame.

Outline Aristotle's degrees of wrongdoing in terms of the seven causes of people's actions.

Essentially, wrongdoing comes from choice. People choose to do wrong based on either emotion (feeling) or reason (for a perceived immediate good). People

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