Symposium

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Symposium
Author : Plato
File Size : 50,5 Mb
Publisher : Strelbytskyy Multimedia Publishing
Language : English
Release Date : 05 September 2018
ISBN : PKEY:SMP2300000062113
Pages : null pages
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Symposium by Plato Book PDF Summary

Symposium (Συμπόσιον), or the Feast - Plato's dialogue on the problem of love. The name comes from the place where the dialogue took place, namely the feast of the playwright Agathon, where the comedian Aristophanes, philosopher Socrates, politician Alcibiades and others (Phaedrus, Pausanius, Eriksimach) were present.

Symposium

Symposium (Συμπόσιον), or the Feast - Plato's dialogue on the problem of love. The name comes from the place where the dialogue took place, namely the feast of the playwright Agathon, where the comedian Aristophanes, philosopher Socrates, politician Alcibiades and others (Phaedrus, Pausanius, Eriksimach) were present.

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Plato s Dialectic at Play

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Plato s Symposium

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