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Ethos vs. Logos

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Ethosnoun

The character or fundamental values of a person, people, culture, or movement.

Logosnoun

(rhetoric) A form of rhetoric in which the writer or speaker uses logic as the main argument.

Ethosnoun

(rhetoric) A form of rhetoric in which the writer or speaker invokes their authority, competence or expertise in an attempt to persuade others that their view is correct.

Logosnoun

alternative case form of Logos

Ethosnoun

(aesthetics) The traits in a work of art which express the ideal or typic character, as influenced by the ethos (character or fundamental values) of a people, rather than realistic or emotional situations or individual character in a narrow sense; opposed to pathos.

Logosnoun

A word; reason; speech.

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Ethosnoun

The character, sentiment, or disposition of a community or people, considered as a natural endowment; the spirit which actuates manners and customs; also, the characteristic tone or genius of an institution or social organization.

Logosnoun

The divine Word; Christ.

Ethosnoun

The traits in a work of art which express the ideal or typic character - character as influenced by the ethos (sense 1) of a people - rather than realistic or emotional situations or individual character in a narrow sense; - opposed to pathos.

Logosnoun

the divine word of God; the second person in the Trinity (incarnate in Jesus)

Ethosnoun

(anthropology) the distinctive spirit of a culture or an era;

‘the Greek ethos’;

Logosnoun

the Word of God, or principle of divine reason and creative order, identified in the Gospel of John with the second person of the Trinity incarnate in Jesus Christ.

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Ethosnoun

the characteristic spirit of a culture, era, or community as manifested in its attitudes and aspirations

‘a challenge to the ethos of the 1960s’;

Logosnoun

(in Jungian psychology) the principle of reason and judgement, associated with the animus.

Ethos

Ethos ( or US: ) is a Greek word meaning that is used to describe the guiding beliefs or ideals that characterize a community, nation, or ideology. The Greeks also used this word to refer to the power of music to influence emotions, behaviors, and even morals.

‘character’;

Logos

Logos (UK: , US: ; Ancient Greek: λόγος, romanized: lógos; from λέγω, légō, lit. ''I say'') is a term in Western philosophy, psychology, rhetoric, and religion derived from a Greek word variously meaning , , , , , , , , , and . It became a technical term in Western philosophy beginning with Heraclitus (c.  535 – c.  475 BC), who used the term for a principle of order and knowledge.Ancient Greek philosophers used the term in different ways.

‘ground’; ‘plea’; ‘opinion’; ‘expectation’; ‘word’; ‘speech’; ‘account’; ‘reason’; ‘proportion’; ‘discourse’;

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