Artistic Proofs in Rhetoric: Ethos, Pathos, and Logos

In classical rhetoric, artistic proofs are proofs (or means of persuasion) that are created by a speaker. In Greek, entechnoi pisteis. Also known as artificial proofs, technical proofs, or intrinsic proofs. Contrast with inartistic proofs. Michael Burke says: [A]rtistic proofs are arguments or proofs that need skill and effort in order to be brought into being.

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