by Plato , Robin Waterfield
Editor: Oxford University Press
Enjoy this book on your E-Reader and in the format you prefer
In his famous masterpiece, Colloquium, Plato imagines a high society dinners in Athens in 416 British Columbia during which guests – among whom the comic poet Aristophanes and, of course, Plato’s mentor Socrates – each give a brief speech in praise of loveThe sequence of dazzling speeches leads to Socrates’ famous account of the point of view of Diotima, a prophetess, who taught him that love is our way of trying to achieve goodnessAnd then in the part bursts the drunk Alcibiade, the most popular and famous Athenian of the time, which insists on the praise of Socrates himself rather than love, and gives us a brilliant sketch of this enigmatic characterPower, humor, and pathos, Plato, creative, drives the reader to every pageThis new translation is completed by many explanatory notes and an enlightening introductionON SERIES: For over 100 years Oxford World Classics has made available the widest range of literature from around the worldEach affordable volume reflects Oxford’s commitment to studies, providing the most accurate text, plus a host of other useful functions, including experts in introductions by major authorities, useful notes to clarify the text, updated bibliographies for further study, and many more
Plato , Robin Waterfield – Symposium – Free
Format: ePub, MOBI and Pdf
In this site we encourage writing and creativity.