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Plato's Symposium

Author: Plato.; Seth Benardete; Allan Bloom
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Counter 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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Dialogues, Greek
Early works to 1800
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Plato.
Plato's Symposium.
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, ©2001
(OCoLC)654672154
Named Person: Socrates.; Plato.; Socrate.; Platon.; Plato.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; Seth Benardete; Allan Bloom
ISBN: 0226042731 9780226042732 0226042758 9780226042756
OCLC Number: 44046766
Description: 199 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Symposium --
The ladder of love / by Allan Bloom --
On Plato's Symposium / by Seth Benardete.
Other Titles: Symposium.
Responsibility: a translation by Seth Benardete ; with commentaries by Allan Bloom and Seth Benardete.
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Plato's "Symposium" - translated here, and with a commentary - is arguably one of the greatest works on the nature of love ever written. It recounts a drinking party following an evening meal, where  Read more...

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