Socrates' Daimonic Art: Love for Wisdom in Four Platonic Dialogues

Cambridge University Press (2012)
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: overview of the Erotic Dialogues; Part I. Socrates and Two Young Men: 1. 'Your love and mine': Eros and self-knowledge in Alcibiades I; 2. 'In love with acquiring friends': Socrates in the Lysis; Part II. Eros and Hybris in the Symposium: Introduction to Part II: the narrators of the Symposium; 3. In praise of Eros: the speeches in the Symposium; 4. 'You are hubristic': Socrates, Alcibiades and Agathon; Part III. Love and Friendship in the Phaedrus: Introduction to Part III: the erotic art in the Symposium and Phaedrus; 5. The lover's friendship; 6. The lovers' dance: charioteer and horses; Conclusion.
Keywords Platonic love  Friendship Philosophy  PHILOSOPHY / History & Surveys / Ancient & Classical
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Call number B398.L9.B45 2012
ISBN(s) 9781107007581   1107007585
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