Symposium

Written By Plato
Symposium
  • Publsiher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release : 01 May 1989
  • ISBN : 1603845011
  • Pages : 109 pages
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Download or read book entitled Symposium by author: Plato which was release on 01 May 1989 and published by Hackett Publishing with total page 109 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension and are truly informative. And the introduction admirably presents both basic information and a sense of current scholarly opinion. --S. G. Nugent, Princeton University

Symposium

Symposium
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 1989-05-01
  • Total pages : 109
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension ...

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Plato,Allan David Bloom
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2001-02
  • Total pages : 199
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : 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 "...

Plato The Symposium

Plato  The Symposium
  • Author : Frisbee C. C. Sheffield
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2008-04-24
  • Total pages : 128
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : Plato's Symposium, written in the early part of the 4th century BC, is set at a drinking party (symposium) attended by some of the leading intellectuals of the day, including Aristophanes, the comic dramatist, Socrates, Plato's mentor, and Alcibiades, the brilliant but (eventually) treacherous politician. Each guest gives a speech ...

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Richard Hunter
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2004-07-15
  • Total pages : 168
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : 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 ...

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Frisbee C. C. Sheffield
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2009
  • Total pages : 252
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : 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 ...

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Pierre Destrée,Zina Giannopoulou
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2017-05-23
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : 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 ...

Leo Strauss On Plato s Symposium

Leo Strauss On Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Leo Strauss
  • Publisher : University of Chicago Press
  • Release Date : 2003-05
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : The first major piece of unpublished work by Leo Strauss to appear in more than thirty years, Leo Strauss On Plato's "Symposium" offers the public the unprecedented experience of encountering this renowned scholar as his students did. Given as a course in autumn 1959 under the title "Plato's Political Philosophy," at ...

Symposium or Drinking Party

Symposium or Drinking Party
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Hackett Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-02-14
  • Total pages : 138
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : This new edition of Plato's Symposium provides beginning readers and scholars alike with a solid, reliable translation that is both faithful to the original text and accessible to contemporary readers. In addition, the volume offers a number of aids to help the reader make his or her way through this ...

Symposium

Symposium
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Pubone.Info
  • Release Date : 1876
  • Total pages : 140
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : pubOne.info present you this new edition. Of all the works of Plato the Symposium is the most perfect in form, and may be truly thought to contain more than any commentator has ever dreamed of; or, as Goethe said of one of his own writings, more than the author ...

The Symposium

The Symposium
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Total pages : 89
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : Translated with an Introduction and Notes by Christopher Gill....

Symposium of Plato

Symposium of Plato
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Univ of California Press
  • Release Date : 1993-05-24
  • Total pages : 144
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : "By far the liveliest, most readable translation ever published of the Symposium—perhaps the liveliest, most readable translation of a Platonic dialogue ever printed."—John Patrick Lynch "Much the best translation of the Symposium that I have ever read. In his ambition to avoid 'translator's English' Griffith has been completely ...

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : James H. Lesher,Debra Nails,Frisbee Candida Cheyenne Sheffield
  • Publisher : Harvard Univ Center for Hellenic
  • Release Date : 2006
  • Total pages : 446
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : In his Symposium, Plato crafted speeches in praise of love that has influenced writers and artists from antiquity to the present. But questions remain concerning the meaning of specific features, the significance of the dialogue as a whole, and the character of its influence. Here, an international team of scholars ...

Plato s Symposium Commentary

Plato s Symposium  Commentary
  • Author : Plato
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1985
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : Read online Plato s Symposium Commentary written by Plato, published by which was released on 1985. Download full Plato s Symposium Commentary Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Plato s Symposium

Plato s Symposium
  • Author : Jamey Hecht
  • Publisher : Macmillan Reference USA
  • Release Date : 1999
  • Total pages : 116
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : An accessible introduction to some of the most important ideas developed in Plato's Symposium....

Eros and the Intoxications of Enlightenment

Eros and the Intoxications of Enlightenment
  • Author : Steven Berg
  • Publisher : SUNY Press
  • Release Date : 2010-02-23
  • Total pages : 182
  • ISBN : 1603845011
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Summary : Provocative reinterpretation of Plato's Symposium....