Symposium

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Symposium
Author : Plato
Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
Release Date : 05 September 2018
ISBN : PKEY:SMP2300000062113
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Symposium (Συμπόσιον), or the Feast - Plato's dialogue on the problem of love. The name comes from the place where the dialogue took place, namely the feast of the playwright Agathon, where the comedian Aristophanes, philosopher Socrates, politician Alcibiades and others (Phaedrus, Pausanius, Eriksimach) were present.

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Symposium (Συμπόσιον), or the Feast - Plato's dialogue on the problem of love. The name comes from the place where the dialogue took place, namely the feast of the playwright Agathon, where the comedian Aristophanes, philosopher Socrates, politician Alcibiades and others (Phaedrus, Pausanius, Eriksimach) were present.

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Plato s Symposium
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Plato's Symposium is an exceptionally multi-layered dialogue. At once a historical document, a philosophical drama that enacts abstract ideas in an often light-hearted way, and a literary masterpiece, it has exerted an influence that goes well beyond the confines of philosophy. The essays in this volume, by leading scholars, offer

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Frisbee Sheffield argues that the Symposium has been unduly marginalized by philosophers. Although the topic - eros - and the setting at a symposium have seemed anomalous, she demonstrates that both are intimately related to Plato's preoccupation with the nature of the good life, with virtue, and how it is

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Plato, Allan Bloom wrote, is "the most erotic of philosophers," and his Symposium is one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written. This new edition brings together the English translation of the renowned Plato scholar and translator, Seth Benardete, with two illuminating commentaries on it: Benardete's "

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Plato s Dialectic at Play
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The Symposium is one of Plato’s most accessible dialogues, an engrossing historical document as well as an entertaining literary masterpiece. By uncovering the structural design of the dialogue, Plato’s Dialectic at Play aims at revealing a Plato for whom the dialogical form was not merely ornamentation or philosophical

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Plato on Love
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This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D. S. Hutchinson, and C. D. C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory

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Oxford Approaches to Classical Literature (Series Editors: Kathleen Coleman and Richard Rutherford) introduces individual works of Greek and Latin literature to readers who are approaching them for the first time. Each volume sets the work in its literary and historical context, and aims to offer a balanced and engaging assessment

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PERSONS OF THE DIALOGUE: Apollodorus, who repeats to his companion the dialoguewhich he had heard from Aristodemus, and had already once narrated to Glaucon.Phaedrus, Pausanias, Eryximachus, Aristophanes, Agathon, Socrates, Alcibiades, A Troop ofRevellers.SCENE: The House of Agathon.Concerning the things about which you ask to be informed I

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