Formation of rhetorical and communicative competences of a court speaker

The dynamic changes of today are manifested in the redistribution of the roles of the subject and the object of communication in the context of the growth of their professional knowledge. Therefore, in the context of modern information culture, the educational paradigm of information transformation is also significantly altered. The outward expression of a lawyer’s professional culture is evident in his rhetorical and communicative culture. It also reflects the entire socio-cultural experience that combines the components of the specialized and the ordinary.

Philosophical and legal determinants forming legal argentation at the New time (XVII–XIX centuries)

The  influence  of  philosophical-legal  ideas  of  the  period  of  the  New  Age,  the  main 
tendencies  of  the  development  of  logic  and  rhetoric  on  the  formation  of  the  theory  of  legal 
argument  is  revealed.  It  is  emphasized  the  decisive  influence  of  rationalism  as  a  new  scientific 
paradigm  on  the  formation  of  new  approaches  in  argumentation.  The  analysis  of  the 
correlation  between  logic  and  rhetoric  in  philosophical  knowledge  and  its  influence  on  the 

On the problems of translation of Theophanous Prokopovych's rhetorical terms into Ukrainian

The article analyzes the difficulties and problems underlying the translation into Ukrainian of Latin rhetorical terms, used and explained in a treatise “On the rhetorical art” by Theophanous Prokopovych (1707), taking into account modern tendencies in scientific and technical terminology organizing. Based on the conducted research and the review of current tendencies in the Ukrainian scientific style a conclusion has been made concerning the similarity of numerous phenomena and processes in the scientific language of the XVIII century and nowadays.

Change of the paradigm of philosophy as a basis of determination in theory of evidence

The article is devoted to the study of the history of the formation of the theory of
reasoning in the context of the changes in philosophical knowledge in the second half of the
twentieth century. The main directions of the theory that have had the greatest influence on
the formation of the theory of argumentation, in particular, the neorortex of H. Perelman and
S. Tulmin, the pragma-dialectics of Ehmeren and Grootendorst, are analyzed. Characterized
by the main problems posed by the theory of reasoning: the interaction of the speaker and the

The statement of the theory of legal argument in the period of antiquity and the roman law

The article describes the history of the origin of the theory of legal argument in the philosophy of Ancient Greece, reveals the preconditions and reasons for its appearance and development. The analysis of sophistry and its influence on the practice of legal argumentation in ancient legal proceedings, the contribution of Plato and Aristotle to the formation of general theoretical foundations of reasoning, in particular, in logic and rhetoric, as well as their further development and perfection in Roman law (based on the views of Cicero and Seneca of the Elder).


The article deals with memes as expressive rhetorical resource in media representations of the Russian-Ukrainian hybrid war and military conflict. It explores textual slogans of Russian propaganda that serve to legitimize external aggression. When these units are mirrored as intertextual material in the Ukrainian counter-discourse, they become critical targets for deconstructing fakes and decontamination of manipulative programs. The network of memetic signs is subordinated to the task of symbolic identification of conflict sides and their objectives.

Сicero phenomenon: theory and practice of rhetorical argumentation

Based on the analysis of creative heritage famous Roman orator, philosopher and politician, especially some of his judicial speeches found features applied his rhetorical argument for the purpose of proving and convincing opponents in court proceedings, attention is focused on the fact that determining the theoretical provisions aimed at development of public speaking, justified in the treatises of Cicero, built on a deep knowledge of rethinking and revision thinkers of antiquity, while based on a synthesis of his own practically experience.


Practice argumentative in the trial: to formulation of the problem

Taking into account the principle of competition on which the trial takes place, and also often decisive role in its human factor, consider specific features of the judicial reasoning, characteristic of each participant of the legal discourse. The exceptional accent is placed on the rhetorical aspect of argumentative practice, used in legal proceedings, when fully opened of the participants meaning in the process of solving the case.

Role culture of communication in professional activities of lawyers

One of consequences of influence on the modern world of processes of globalization and informatization, rapid development of information and of communication technologies there is forming of modern informative society, in that knowledge and information become the key resources of state and public development. During all history of humanity information was examined as a military, political, economic, sociological factor, that predetermined advancement of the state, society, and also progress of every his cock largely, is important.