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Symposium and Phaedrus

Plato

Symposium and Phaedrus

by Plato

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Published by Everyman"s Library .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Professional and scholarly.

StatementPlato.
The Physical Object
Pagination256p. ;
Number of Pages256
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19603609M
ISBN 101857151941

  Symposium and Phaedrus Item Preview remove-circle Internet Archive Contributor Internet Archive Language English. Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Internet Archive Books Pages: SYMPOSIUM. By Plato. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. Edited, annotated, and compiled by Rhonda L. Kelley. Plate 1: Anselm Feuerbach, The Symposium (Second Version File Size: 2MB.

An analysis of his doctrine on love in the Symposium and Phaedrus Introduction Love is a human fact, something that happens to humans; no one would deny : Ricardo Henriquez.   I. Phaedrus Phaedrus, whose name literally means “radiant” or “bright” is featured prominently in the Symposium and the eponymous Phaedrus dialogue. He was a good friend of Erixymachus, because of their shared interest in physics, as well as the arts and philosophy. It was later said that Phaedrus .

The Pbaedrus lies at the heart of Plato's work, and the topics it discusses are central to his thought. In its treatment of the topics of the soul, the ideas and love, it is closely tied to the other dialogues of Plato's "middle period," the Pbaedo, the Symposium Cited by: The philosophic goal of the Symposium is to find the ultimate manifestation of the love that controls the world, leading to mystic union with eternal and supercosmic beauty. Phaedrus discusses the Brand: Dover Publications.


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Symposium (Plato) - Wikipedia. The philosophic goal of the Symposium is to find the ultimate manifestation of the love that controls the world, leading to mystic union with eternal and supercosmic beauty. Phaedrus discusses the /5(12). This combined book of two of Plato's most famous dialogues, Symposium and Phaedrus, contemplates the theme of love, looking at the phenomenon through various philosophical lenses.

Brand: Dover Publications. Symposium / Phaedrus book. Read 41 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Symposium attempts to find the ultimate manifestation of the l 4/5.

About Symposium and Phaedrus It has been said that, after the Bible, Plato’s dialogues are the most influential books in Western culture. Of the dialogues, the Symposium is the most delightful and.

The Symposium and the Phaedrus are combined here because of their shared theme: a reflection on the nature of erotic love, the love that begins with sexual desire but can transcend that Brand: State University of New York Press.

The Symposium and the Phaedrus are combined here because of their shared theme: a reflection on the nature of erotic love, the love that begins with sexual desire but can transcend that origin and 4/5().

The Symposium and the Phaedrus are combined here because of their shared theme: a reflection on the nature of erotic love, the love that begins with sexual desire but can transcend that origin and. In the Symposium, the ancient Greek philosopher shares thoughts on the nature of love, while in Phaedrus, he explores the role of eloquence in expounding truth, in a new translation of two of Plato's.

The Symposium, one of Plato's middle-period dialogues, is generally considered to have been composed around B.C.E. and to be one of Plato's most impressive. Phaedrus begins his speech reiterating that Love is a god, and is actually one of the most ancient gods.

According to Hesiod, he was born to Chaos and Earth. Love gives us the greatest goods and guidance. Guidance is given through shame when acting shamefully and pride when acting well. Phaedrus. In "Phaedrus, here published together with the "Symposium, Plato discusses the place of eloquence in expounding truth.

In both dialogues, Socrates plays the leading role, by turns teasing, arguing, /5(12). Dramatizing a party in fifth-century B.C. Athens, the deceptively unassuming "Symposium introduces--in the guise of convivial after-dinner conversation--profound ideas about the nature of love. In "Phaedrus, here published together with the "Symposium 4/5().

And Phaedrus. Author: Plato; Publisher: Everyman's Library ISBN: Category: Philosophy Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» In the Symposium, the ancient Greek philosopher shares thoughts on the nature of love, while in Phaedrus.

Thus, Phaedrus concludes, Love is the most ancient and most honored of gods, and most capable of ensuring courage and happiness, in this life and the next. Commentary. Before we delve deeper into the discussions of love in the Symposium. The philosophic goal of the Symposium is to find the ultimate manifestation of the love that controls the world, leading to mystic union with eternal and supercosmic beauty.

Phaedrus discusses the. Symposium and Phaedrus are dialogues on the nature of love, something the greeks apparently knew little about. Socrates contradicts himself several times in the symposium, and much of both dialogues /5(10). The Phaedrus, written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues.

The Phaedrus was presumably composed around BCE, about. The Symposium and the Phaedrus Plato's Erotic Dialogues: Plato's Erotic Dialogues (S U N Y Series in Ancient Greek Philosophy) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now.

COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated. Phaedrus is commonly paired on the one hand with Gorgias and on the other with Symposium - with all three combining and leading towards Republic.

It is compared with Gorgias in sharing its principal theme, the nature and limitations of rhetoric, and with Symposium /5.The Symposium and the Phaedrus are combined here because of their shared theme: a reflection on the nature of erotic love, the love that begins with sexual desire but can transcend that origin and.

Phaedrus fled Athens. However, the Symposium takes place shortly before the Sicilian expedition. Phaedrus was a young enlightened and beautiful young man. He did not believe in the myths or the gods. Phaedrus .