Plato: Phaedrus

By: Plato

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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.

Title: Plato: Phaedrus

Author Name: Plato

Categories: General,

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

ISBN Number: 0521097037

ISBN Number 13: 9780521097031

Binding: PAPERBACK

Book Condition: New

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