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The Phaedrus and the Seventh and Eighth Letters
The Phaedrus and the Seventh and Eighth Letters
Author: Plato, Walter Hamilton (Translator)
In the Phaedrus Plato(427-347 B.C.) is concerned with establishing the principles of rhetoric. — Through the mouths of Socrates and Phaedrus he argues that rhetoric is only acceptable as an art when it is firmly based on the truth inspired by love, the common experience of true philosophic activity. It is in this dialogue that Plato employs the f...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780140442755
ISBN-10: 0140442758
Publication Date: 1/30/1973
Pages: 160
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Publisher: Penguin
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