Public disputation, power, and social order in late antiquity / Richard Lim.

Using select philosophical and theological debates, Lim discusses how with the advent of Christianity the public function of disputation changed from a means of discovering truth and self-identification for the orator to a means of competition and "winning over" an opponent. Lim demonstrat...

Full description

Saved in:
Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Lim, Richard, 1963-
Format: Electronic
Published: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©1995.
Series:Transformation of the classical heritage ; 23.
Online Access:Click for online access