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El libro de bolsillo (1380)
Penguin Classics (L24)
Penguin Great Ideas (23)
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Dialogues of Plato: The complete texts of the APOLOGY, CRITO, PHAEDO and SYMPOSIUM, and extensive selections from THE REPUBLIC by Plato
The Dialogues of Plato: Apology; Crito; Euthyphro; Phædo; Protagoras; Meno; Symposium; Gorgias, Part III by Plato
Schlüsselwerke der Philosophie : die philosophische Basisbibliothek ; mehr als 20.000 Seiten! ; Logik, Ethik, Erkenntni by Mathias Bertram
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Socrates on Friendship and Community: Reflections on Plato's Symposium, Phaedrus,andLysis by Mary P. Nichols
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 "On Plato's Symposium" and Allan Bloom's provocative essay, "The Ladder of Love." In the Symposium, Plato recounts a drinking party following an evening meal, where the guests include the poet Aristophanes, the drunken Alcibiades, and, of course, the wise Socrates. The revelers give their views on the timeless topics of love and desire, all the while addressing many of the major themes of Platonic philosophy: the relationship of philosophy and poetry, the good, and the beautiful.
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2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
An edition of this book was published by Yale University Press.
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