Plato on Love

Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with Selections from Republic and Laws

Plato
eISBN-13: 9781603840590

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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 essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love.

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ISBNs 9780872207882, 1603840591, 9781603840590
Language eng
Number of Pages 270