Definición de protreptic en inglés:

protreptic

Saltos de línea: pro|trep¦tic
Pronunciación: /prəʊˈtrɛptɪk
 
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adjetivo

Intended to persuade or instruct: the dialogues have a protreptic function
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • He identifies Romans as "a deliberative discourse which uses an epistolary framework and in some ways comports with a protreptic letter."
  • This text belongs to the well-established genre in ancient philosophy of protreptic or exhortational literature.
  • He put his literary skills, human experience, and common sense at the service of his protreptic and paedagogic purpose.

sustantivo

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A piece of writing or speech intended to persuade or instruct: ancient philosophical protreptics
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Plato felt he had literary rivals, and this may explain this somewhat odd combination of esoterism, protreptic and apology in a literarily brilliant form.
  • His elegant epistles, brilliant treatises, and eloquent protreptics for asceticism appeared to promise him great things.
  • Obviously no pupil of Plato who was acquainted with the main parts of the Republic could have blamed Socrates for concerning himself merely with protreptics in political ethics.

Origen

mid 17th century: via late Latin from Greek protreptikos 'instructive', from pro- 'before' + trepein 'to turn'.

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