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Love and friendship in Plato and Aristotle

Author: A W Price
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2004.
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An exploration of an idea common to Plato and Aristotle, which unites their treatments of love and friendship, and promises to resolve the old dichotomy between egoism and altruism.


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Named Person: Plato; Aristoteles
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A W Price
ISBN: 0198248997 9780198248996
OCLC Number: 604695101
Description: XIV, 286 S
Contents: Friendship and desire in the Lysis; Love in the Symposium; Love in the Phaedrus; Perfect friendship in Aristotle; Aristotle on the varieties of friendship; The household; The City; Epilogue; Appendices; Homogeneity and beauty in the Symposium; Psychoanalysis looks at the Phaedrus ; Plato's sexual morality; Aristotle on erotic love; List of modern works cited.
Responsibility: A.W. Price.


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There has been ... no book at all on the whole range of issues concerning love and friendship in both Plato and Aristotle ... A. W. Price's new book fills this gap, with eloquence and penetration ... Read more...

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