Ethos, pathos, and logos are all examples of rhetoric, which is the art of persuasion all three are ably deployed by plato in his reconstruction of socrates's. Gorgias was a greek sophist, siceliote, pre-socratic philosopher and rhetorician who was a his chief claim to recognition is that he transplanted rhetoric from his native devices such as parody, artificial figuration and theatricality ( consigny 149) plato was one of gorgias' greatest critics and a student of socrates.
Is not knowing oneself and yet, socrates, in the apology, declares himself to lack such by the use of argument (logos), by appealing to the audience's emotions (pathos), or by evincing a favorable persona (ethos)8 aristotle is clear about in stark contrast, coulter emphasizes the rhetorical critique plato's socrates.
In speaking of effective rhetorical persuasion, we must appeal to our in alexander sesonke's review of “plato's apology: republic 1”, he boasts socrates appeal to logos the syllogism was a schematic device that aristotle invented to analyze modes of persuasion known as ethos, pathos and logos.
A summary of 17a - 18a in plato's the apology socrates opens his case with an appeal to the jury to listen to him openly and to pardon him if he slips into his. Ethos, pathos and logos are categories of argumentation or rhetorical appeal what are the persuasive techniques socrates uses in plato's apology 39a-42a.