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Anthony Hooper
Durham University
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    The Memory of Virtue: Achieving Immortality in Plato's Symposium.Anthony Hooper - 2013 - Classical Quarterly 63 (2):543-557.
    The prospect of human immortality is manifest in many of Plato's writings, appearing as early as the Apology and the Crito , and as late as Book 12 of the Laws . But nowhere is immortality given so much attention, nor as central a place in Plato's philosophical projects, as in what have traditionally been referred to as his Middle Period works, so it is hardly surprising that we find an extensive treatment of the subject of immortality in Socrates’ own (...)
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    Current Views on Plato's Symposium - Destrée, Giannopoulou Plato's Symposium. A Critical Guide. Pp. X + 268. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Cased, £64.99, Us$99.99. Isbn: 978-1-107-11005-2. [REVIEW]Anthony Hooper - 2018 - The Classical Review 68 (2):356-359.
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    Polemics and Philosophy - Weisser, Thaler Strategies of Polemics in Greek and Roman Philosophy. Pp. X + 248. Leiden and Boston: Brill, 2016. Cased, €110, Us$142. Isbn: 978-90-04-31964-6. [REVIEW]Anthony Hooper - 2017 - The Classical Review 67 (2):538-541.
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    The Philosopher's Stories: The Role of Myth in Plato's Pedagogy.Anthony Hooper - 2010 - The European Legacy 15 (7):843-853.
    In this essay I will argue that Platonic myths are a useful tool not only in the education of the ignorant but for the philosophical mind as well. To do this I will first examine the limitations and problems that Plato sees in written communication, and I will then argue that myths avoid these problems by undermining their own validity. If they are to avoid the problems that plague the written format, myths must show themselves for what they are: inadequate (...)
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    The Greatest Hope of All: Aristophanes on Human Nature in Plato's Symposium.Anthony Hooper - 2013 - Classical Quarterly 63 (2):567-579.
    In recent years there has been a renaissance of scholarly interest in Plato's Symposium, as scholars have again begun to recognize the philosophical subtlety and complexity of the dialogue. But despite the quality and quantity of the studies that have been produced few contain an extended analysis of the speech of Aristophanes; an unusual oversight given that Aristophanes' encomium is one of the highlights of the dialogue. In contrast to the plodding and technical speeches that precede it, the father of (...)
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    Scaling the Ladder. Why the Final Step of the Lover’s Ascent is a Generalizing Step.Anthony Hooper - 2015 - Plato: The Internet Journal of the International Plato Society 15:95-106.
    The ‘Scala Amoris’, or ‘Ladder of Love’, constitutes the philosophical and aesthetic centrepiece of Socrates’ encomium of Eros in Plato’s Symposium. Here Diotima describes how a lover ascending up the Ladder directs his erotic attention to a number of difference kinds of beautiful objects, first bodies, then souls, just institutions and knowledge, until he catches a glimpse of Beauty itself. In this paper I advance an ‘inclusive’ reading of the lover’s ascent – to use Price’s 1991 terminology – with a (...)
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    Socrates.Anthony Hooper - 2011 - International Journal of Philosophical Studies 19 (1):119-124.
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