The Symposium (Paperback)

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By Plato
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In his brilliant dialogue, Symposium, Plato presents an imaginary dinner-party set in Athens in 416 BC where the guests include Aristophanes, Socrates and the most popular Athenian of his day, golden boy Alcibiades. The sequence of dazzling speeches culminates in Socrates' famous account of the views of Diotima, a prophetess who taught him that love is our means of trying to attain goodness.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781365614453
ISBN-10: 136561445X
Publisher: Lulu.com
Publication Date: December 15th, 2016
Pages: 50
Language: English