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On Love: Lysis/Symposium/Phaedrus/Alcibiades/Selections from Republic & Laws

On Love: Lysis/Symposium/Phaedrus/Alcibiades/Selections from Republic & Laws

Plato C.D.C. Reeve
4/5 (187 ratings)
This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.S. Hutchinson, and C.D.C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love.
Language
English
Pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Release
June 15, 2006
ISBN
0872207889
ISBN 13
9780872207882

On Love: Lysis/Symposium/Phaedrus/Alcibiades/Selections from Republic & Laws

Plato C.D.C. Reeve
4/5 (187 ratings)
This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.S. Hutchinson, and C.D.C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love.
Language
English
Pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publisher
Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
Release
June 15, 2006
ISBN
0872207889
ISBN 13
9780872207882

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