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Author: Plato, Robin Waterfield (Translator)
In his celebrated masterpiece, Symposium, Plato imagines a high-society dinner-party in Athens in 416 BC. The guests -- including the comic poet Aristophanes and Plato's mentor Socrates -- each deliver a short speech in praise of love. The sequence of dazzling speeches culminates in Socrates' famous account of the views of Diotima, a pro...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780192834270
ISBN-10: 0192834274
Publication Date: 5/22/1998
Pages: 104
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Publisher: Oxford University Press
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover
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