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Leo Strauss on Plato's Symposium

Author: Leo Strauss; Seth Benardete
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first major piece of unpublished work by Leo Strauss to appear in more than thirty years, Leo Strauss On Plato's "Symposium" offers the public the unprecedented experience of encountering this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 the University of Chicago, these transcripts previously had circulated in samizdat fashion, passed  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Plato.; Platon.; Plato.; Plato.; Plato; Socrates.; Plato
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Leo Strauss; Seth Benardete
ISBN: 0226776859 9780226776859 9780226776866 0226776867
OCLC Number: 45654905
Notes: Includes index.
Description: ix, 294 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The setting --
Phaedrus --
Pausanias --
Pausanias --
Eryximachus --
Aristophanes --
Agathon --
Socrates --
Socrates --
Socrates --
Alcibiades.
Responsibility: edited and with a foreword by Seth Benardete.
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