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Ancient and modern

Aristotle’s advice for young protestors

18 May 2024

9:00 AM

18 May 2024

9:00 AM

In his Art of Rhetoric, Aristotle (384-322 bc) sets about identifying the various headings under which you can be persuasive about any topic. One of the topics is the nature of the young, and as today’s students pick up their loud hailers to make demands about events more than 2,000 miles away in alien cultures which despise most of them, there is much of interest in the similarities and differences.

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