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Symposium
Symposium
Author: Plato
Translated by Walter Hamilton. The scene is a dinner party for the literati of athens, the action a series of speeches by the guests. Fro these emerge a complete and complex philosophy of love. The pivot of the argument is Socrates speech in which sensuality is transcended and we move from the sensible to the ideal world. — Plato creates an ingen...  more »
ISBN: 323270
Publication Date: 1951
Pages: 122
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Publisher: Penguin Classics
Book Type: Paperback
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