PHAEDRUS

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Release Date: 2017-04-20
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Author: Plato
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Download and read online PHAEDRUS in PDF and EPUB Socrates. My dear Phaedrus, whence come you, and whither are you going? Phaedrus. I come from Lysias the son of Cephalus, and I am going to take a walk outside the wall, for I have been sitting with him the whole morning; and our common friend Acumenus tells me that it is much more refreshing to walk in the open air than to be shut up in a cloister. Soc. There he is right. Lysias then, I suppose, was in the town? Phaedr. Yes, he was staying with Epicrates, here at the house of Morychus; that house which is near the temple of Olympian Zeus.


Phaedrus

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ISBN: 0801485320
Release Date: 1998
Number of pages: 107
Author: Plato
Publisher: Cornell University Press

Download and read online Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. Socrates reveals it to be a kind of divine madness that can allow our souls to grow wings and soar to their greatest heights. Then the conversation changes direction and turns to a discussion of rhetoric, which must be based on truth passionately sought, thus allying it to philosophy. The dialogue closes by denigrating the value of the written word in any context, compared to the living teaching of a Socratic philosopher.


Rhetoric and Reality in Plato s Phaedrus

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ISBN: 0791412334
Release Date: 1993
Number of pages: 340
Author: David A. White
Publisher: SUNY Press

Download and read online Rhetoric and Reality in Plato s Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB The Phaedrus is well-known for the splendid mythical panorama Socrates develops in his second speech, and for its graphic descriptions of erotic behavior. This book shows how the details of the myth and the accounts of interaction between lovers are based on a carefully articulated metaphysical structure. It follows the dialogue as narrated, showing how passages that may not appear relevant to metaphysics have been deployed to heighten the vision of reality that Socrates develops in his second speech and concludes with an Epilogue in which the metaphysical principles adumbrated in the dialogue are ordered and briefly developed. This Epilogue helps illustrate the continuity between the Phaedrus and subsequent dialogues, such as the Parmenides, Sophist, Statesman, and Philebus, in which methodological and metaphysical concerns are dominant for Plato. As a result, new connections emerge between the metaphysical domain in Plato's thought and the more visible and vibrant areas of the psychology of eros and practical rhetoric. -- Back cover.


Plato Phaedrus

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ISBN: 0521097037
Release Date: 1952
Number of pages: 172
Author: Plato
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Plato Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB The dialogue begins with a playful discussion of erotic passion, then extends the theme to consider the nature of inspiration, love and knowledge. The centerpiece is the myth of the charioteer - the famous and moving account of the vision, fall and incarnation of the soul. Professor Hackforth here translates the dialogue for the student and general reader. There is a running commentary on the course of the argument and the meaning of the key Greek terms, and a full intoduction to explain the philosophical background and the place of this work among Plato's writings.


Phaedrus

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ISBN: 0140442758
Release Date: 1973
Number of pages: 160
Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Set in the idyllic countryside outside Athens, the Phraedrusis a dialogue between the philosopher Socrates and his friend Phaedrus, inspired by their reading of a clumsy speech by the writer Lysias on the nature of love. Their conversation develops into a wide-ranging discussion on such subjects as the pursuit of beauty, the immortality of the soul and the attainment of truth, and ends with an in-depth consideration of the principles of rhetoric. Probably a work of Plato's maturity, the Phaedrusrepresents a high point in his achievement as a writer. This volume also contains two of his letters, which discuss his involvement in politics, in particular his role as adviser to Dionysius II of Syracuse, which are crucial documents for our understanding of Plato's life and career.


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ISBN: 9780521847766
Release Date: 2011-05-26
Number of pages: 270
Author: Plato
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online in PDF and EPUB Provides all the tools necessary to read and understand Plato's Phaedrus in the original Greek.


Plato Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9781316154304
Release Date: 2011-05-26
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Author: Plato
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Plato Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Ostensibly a discussion about love, the debate in the Phaedrus also encompasses the art of rhetoric and how it should be practised. This new edition contains an introductory essay outlining the argument of the dialogue as a whole and Plato's arguments about rhetoric and eros in particular. The Introduction also considers Plato's style and offers an account of the reception of the dialogue from its composition to the twentieth century. A new Greek text of the dialogue is accompanied by a select textual apparatus. The greater part of the book consists of a Commentary, which elucidates the text and makes clear how Plato achieves his philosophical and literary objectives. Primarily intended for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of ancient Greek literature and philosophy, it will also benefit scholars who want an up-to-date account of how to understand the text, argument, style and background of the work.


Commentaries on Plato Phaedrus and Ion

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ISBN: 0674031199
Release Date: 2008
Number of pages: 269
Author: Marsilio Ficino
Publisher: Harvard University Press

Download and read online Commentaries on Plato Phaedrus and Ion in PDF and EPUB Marsilio Ficino (1433 1499), the Florentine scholar-philosopher-magus, was largely responsible for the Renaissance revival of Plato. This volume contains Ficino s extended analysis and commentary on the "Phaedrus.""


Plato s Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9781557531186
Release Date: 1999
Number of pages: 231
Author: Graeme Nicholson
Publisher: Purdue University Press

Download and read online Plato s Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB The Pbaedrus lies at the heart of Plato's work, and the topics it discusses are central to his thought. In its treatment of the topics of the soul, the ideas and love, it is closely tied to the other dialogues of Plato's "middle period," the Pbaedo, the Symposium, and the Republic.


Myth and Philosophy in Plato s Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9781107021280
Release Date: 2012-07-09
Number of pages: 302
Author: Daniel S. Werner
Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Download and read online Myth and Philosophy in Plato s Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Examines the role of myth in Plato's Phaedrus, arguing that it leads readers to participate in Plato's dialogues and to engage in self-examination.


Plato s Phaedrus

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105035720742
Release Date: 1980
Number of pages: 160
Author: Ronna Burger
Publisher: Univ of Alabama Pr

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Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9781632097941
Release Date: 2014-10-01
Number of pages: 111
Author: Plato
Publisher: Trajectory Inc

Download and read online Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Trajectory presents classics of world literature with 21st century features! Our original-text editions include the following visual enhancements to foster a deeper understanding of the work: Word Clouds at the start of each chapter highlight important words. Word, sentence, paragraph counts, and reading time help readers and teachers determine chapter complexity. Co-occurrence graphs depict character-to-character interactions as well character to place interactions. Sentiment indexes identify positive and negative trends in mood within each chapter. Frequency graphs help display the impact this book has had on popular culture since its original date of publication. Use Trajectory analytics to deepen comprehension, to provide a focus for discussions and writing assignments, and to engage new readers with some of the greatest stories ever told. "Phaedrus", by Plato, is a discussion between Socrates, and Phaedrus as Socrates is in prison awaiting execution.


Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9780141925523
Release Date: 2005-08-25
Number of pages: 128
Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK

Download and read online Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. This new translation is accompanied by an introduction, further reading, and full notes on the text and translation that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader.


Phaedrus

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ISBN: 1421894890
Release Date: 2008-10-01
Number of pages: 136
Author: Plato
Publisher: 1st World Library - Literary Society

Download and read online Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB The awe with which Plato regarded the character of 'the great' Parmenides has extended to the dialogue which he calls by his name. None of the writings of Plato have been more copiously illustrated, both in ancient and modern times, and in none of them have the interpreters been more at variance with one another. Nor is this surprising. For the Parmenides is more fragmentary and isolated than any other dialogue, and the design of the writer is not expressly stated. The date is uncertain; the relation to the other writings of Plato is also uncertain; the connexion between the two parts is at first sight extremely obscure; and in the latter of the two we are left in doubt as to whether Plato is speaking his own sentiments by the lips of Parmenides, and overthrowing him out of his own mouth, or whether he is propounding consequences which would have been admitted by Zeno and Parmenides themselves. The contradictions which follow from the hypotheses of the one and many have been regarded by some as transcendental mysteries; by others as a mere illustration, taken at random, of a new method. They seem to have been inspired by a sort of dialectical frenzy, such as may be supposed to have prevailed in the Megarian School (compare Cratylus, etc.). The criticism on his own doctrine of Ideas has also been considered, not as a real criticism, but as an exuberance of the metaphysical imagination which enabled Plato to go beyond himself.


Symposium and Phaedrus

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ISBN: 9780486111957
Release Date: 2012-03-15
Number of pages: 96
Author: Plato
Publisher: Courier Corporation

Download and read online Symposium and Phaedrus in PDF and EPUB Two important dialogues offer crucial insights into Platonic doctrine. Symposium deals with ultimate manifestation of love, eternal beauty. Phaedrus discusses psychology of love, "forms" as objects of transcendental emotion. Jowett translation.