Plato on Love

Hackett Publishing
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This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D. S. Hutchinson, and C. D. C. Reeve.

 

Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love.



"This is a fabulous collection....the translations of Plato's dialogues are the best I've ever read.  The introductions are very enlightening." --Bruce Fink, Duquesne University

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About the author

C. D. C. Reeve is Delta Kappa Epsilon Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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Publisher
Hackett Publishing
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Pages
272
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ISBN
9781603844062
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Language
English
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