Symposium

Read [Plato Book] Symposium Online PDF eBook or Kindle ePUB free. Symposium Imperative reading! according to pamporos. To read, and read again throughout life at any stage - this book is an imperative!. Symposium in Greek There are three good commentaries I know of on the Symposium. There is Rosens, whose virtue is scholarly depth. Allens, which unlike Rosens, is good as an introduction and for those who simply want to enjoy the Symposium without getting entangled in scholarship. Finally there is this one, whose primary virtue is as a c. passionately rational lovin

Symposium

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Rating : 4.38 (611 Votes)
Asin : 1605125164
Format Type : paperback
Number of Pages : 108 Pages
Publish Date : 2013-03-26
Language : English

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About the Author Plato, Greek philosopher and prose writer, is famous for the depth of his thoughts. . He expressed his views and beliefs through written dialogues. His work is spread over thirty five volumes

Yet it is Socrates' speech that stands out. Towards the end, he is interrupted by the drunk Alcibiades, who gives an unforgettable description of Socrates. In it he tells of his instruction by the priestess Diotima in the mysteries of love. The speeches are by turn comic, absurd and unexpectedly profound. The consequences of pursuing philosophy are to be found, Plato suggests, in the indomitable independence and ethical qualities of a man like Socrates. Socrates arrives late to the party of an aristocratic friend, where it is proposed that each guest shall give a speech on the subject of love. Symposium is Plato's masterwork on the subject of love. This description is also, implicitly, a defence of phi

Plato, Greek philosopher and prose writer, is famous for the depth of his thoughts. . His work is spread over thirty five volumes. He expressed his views and beliefs through written dialogues

"Imperative reading!" according to pamporos. To read, and read again throughout life at any stage - this book is an imperative!. Symposium in Greek There are three good commentaries I know of on the Symposium. There is Rosen's, whose virtue is scholarly depth. Allen's, which unlike Rosen's, is good as an introduction and for those who simply want to enjoy the Symposium without getting entangled in scholarship. Finally there is this one, whose primary virtue is as a c. passionately rational loving peter d pipinis The Symposium of Plato is a profoundly thought-provoking, entertaining and inspiring piece of philosophical writing. It is very short, yet infinitely more substantial than many longer works.We are in Athens, 416 B.C.E. The scene is a banquet at the house of Agathon, who had the day before celebrated the victory of his tra

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