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ENTHYMÈME : Etymologie de ENTHYMÈME. Enthymeme - definition, etymology and usage, examples and related words. Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary n Enthymeme (Logic) An argument consisting of only two propositions, an antecedent and consequent deduced from it; a syllogism with one premise omitted; as, We are dependent; therefore we should be humble.

Enthymeme - definition, etymology and usage, examples and related words

Here the major proposition is suppressed. The complete syllogism would be, Dependent creatures should be humble; we are dependent creatures; therefore we should be humble. *** Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia n enthymeme In Aristotle's logic, an inference from likelihoods and signs, which with Aristotle is the same as a rhetorical syllogism. n enthymeme A syllogism one of the premises of which is unexpressed.

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary n Enthymeme en′thi-mēm (rhet.) an argument consisting of only two propositions, an antecedent and a consequent: a syllogism in which the major proposition is suppressed *** Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary Gr. , fr. to keep in mind, consider; in + mind, soul. Online Etymology Dictionary. Search: Etymonline.com has a new professionally designed search engine.

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Enthymème

En rhétorique, l'enthymème est une figure de sens reposant sur un syllogisme et qui a reçu successivement deux significations. Définitions[modifier | modifier le code] Un enthymème est un syllogisme rigoureux, mais qui repose sur des prémisses seulement probables et qui peuvent rester implicites[1].

Pour Aristote, le nom d'enthymème est réservé à des déductions « tirées de vraisemblances et d'indices... Si elles sont connues, l'auditeur les supplée[2]. ». Selon Quintilien et Boèce, l'enthymème est un syllogisme dont on a supprimé l'une des deux prémisses ou la conclusion car la réalité de cette proposition est incontestable et de ce fait gardée dans l'esprit. Les prémisses enthymématiques[modifier | modifier le code] L'enthymème est donc un raisonnement dont l'une des prémisses, c'est-à-dire une des étapes du raisonnement, est éludée car elle est tenue pour certaine.

Thinking Visually at UNL: Enthymeme and the Internet. Enthymemes have taken over the information age as a transfer of information for the vast majority of people in today's culture.

Thinking Visually at UNL: Enthymeme and the Internet

Computers and the internet have become so commonplace it is thought of as weird to NOT have a computer and access to the internet. Meme is Greek for "imitate" which is now done on a global scale with ease. With this proliferation enthymeme style of communication is had led to the rise in a need for pre-known knowledge. One example would be the image above of a the "too damn high" meme. Without the knowledge of who the person is in the image, or what he is famous for saying and doing the reader has little to no idea as to why this meme would be appropriate. The ultimate reason that enthymeme is such a powerful medium for the transfer of information is it is simplicity of understanding for those immersed in the culture. This image in particular caused a lot of stir on the internet because of how manipulated it looks upon first glance.

Meme, Enthymeme, and Communications Professors : etymology. Meme. The word meme is a shortening (modeled on gene) of mimeme (from Ancient Greek μίμημα pronounced [míːmɛːma] mīmēma, "imitated thing", from μιμεῖσθαι mimeisthai, "to imitate", from μῖμος mimos, "mime")[4] coined by British evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in The Selfish Gene (1976)[1][5] as a concept for discussion of evolutionary principles in explaining the spread of ideas and cultural phenomena.

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Examples of memes given in the book included melodies, catchphrases, fashion, and the technology of building arches.[6] Proponents theorize that memes are a viral phenomenon that may evolve by natural selection in a manner analogous to that of biological evolution. Memes do this through the processes of variation, mutation, competition, and inheritance, each of which influences a meme's reproductive success. Memes spread through the behavior that they generate in their hosts. Dawkins's own position is somewhat ambiguous: he obviously welcomed N.

Origins Memes first need retention. Memetics.