Phaedrus

Phaedrus

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by Plato
     
 

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Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. Socrates reveals it to be a kind of divine madness that can allow our souls to grow wings and soar to their greatest heights. Then the conversation changes

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Phaedrus is widely recognized as one of Plato's most profound and beautiful works. It takes the form of a dialogue between Socrates and Phaedrus and its ostensible subject is love, especially homoerotic love. Socrates reveals it to be a kind of divine madness that can allow our souls to grow wings and soar to their greatest heights. Then the conversation changes direction and turns to a discussion of rhetoric, which must be based on truth passionately sought, thus allying it to philosophy. The dialogue closes by denigrating the value of the written word in any context, compared to the living teaching of a Socratic philosopher.

The shifts of topic and register have given rise to doubts about the unity of the dialogue, doubts which are addressed in the introduction to this volume. Full explanatory notes also elucidate issues throughout the dialogue that might puzzle a modern reader.

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ISBN-13:
9780199554027
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
08/31/2009
Series:
Oxford World's Classics Series
Pages:
176
Sales rank:
608,168
Product dimensions:
5.00(w) x 7.60(h) x 0.40(d)

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Phaedrus (Illustrated) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 35 reviews.
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Still on fire his wing tips which were red were now black he asks What happened? like nothing was wrong
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Crush: Not too sure... <br> Rider: Not yet, but wants one. He is a very fun and easy dragon to ride.
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Does have crush. Emerald, Dragon of May.
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Name Petra <p> Age some where between 1-1 million <p> Personality meet me <p> Appearance:In normal form: Waist length black hair with a gold and red streak in it. Normally wears a graphic tshirt with a pheonix on it, faded jeans, and tan gladiator sandals. <p> Crush:Well.....i have a crush on Caleb but he's in coma and i got no idea when his rper's going to bring him back..... <p> History Not tellin <p> Anything else, deal with it <p> ~petra
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Came up behind anikus. "She needs to see that your good again." It said.
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Wrapped all of his belongings up in a bundle and sadly flew to aesop.
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Hates fire
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Mate: saphira forever.
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Is 20 ft tall, has a muscular build.
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Ermahgerd. xD I just went through a lot of the bios to find one of my old characters'. You guuuuys. Walrus-flavored potato was my thing. The epitome of my sad sense of humor. And you done stoled it from me. ;-; Tears. Just kiiiidding. I'm kinda proud, though. Pride in plagiarism? I've gotten a lot weirder lately. Anywhoozles, on with le bio. <p> -- Name -- Sunnah Kirschtein. <br> -- Age -- Ehh. A number between &pi and &infin C: Very helpful hint, I know. <br> -- Gender -- I'm not going to say walrus-flavored potato. <br> -- Species -- Hoooman. Or a grape. Not /quite/ certain. <br> -- Race -- Heritage from France and Yemen. <br> -- Appearance -- <br> Her hair is concealed in a mahogany traditional Muslim headscarf. <br> Her eyes are a cool, twinkling azure. <br> Her features are eagle-like; sharp, with a Meditteranean accentuation. <br> Her skin is a mediocre tan, smooth and mostly unmarred. <br> On the back of her wrists are twin tattoos of an Arabic word. <br> - Apparel-wise - <br> She usually wears a simple knee-length dress. <br> Goes barefoot. <br> Has a circlet of white gold. <br> A dove pendant hangs around her neck. <br> Constantly has thread wound around her forearms. <p> -- Persona -- Meh. Figger it out yerself. <p> -- Likes -- Writing music, playing guitar, reading, writing, sleeping, cooking, aikido, taekwondo, embroidery, calligraphy, etc. <p> -- Dislikes -- Complaints, stereotypes, massogony, love triangles, etc. <p> -- Crush -- I just got here, as this characer, anyway. But still. NOOOOOO <p> -- Partner -- That'd be a nope. <br> -- Kids -- e.e 'Is it SUPPOSED to be st<_>upid?' <p> -- Warning! -- Is very annoying. :3 Oh, and I'm a hardcore weeaboo. <p> -- Other Characters -- Drew, Natasha, Natalie, Cobalt. <p> -- RPer -- Lin &#9788 <p> -- Theme Song[s] -- These change. A lot. <br> G-Dragon - Coup D'etat. <br> My Constant - Occasional Anywhere. <br> All of Our Stars - Ed Sheeran. <p> Any questions? <p> Hope not.
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Species: Light dragon-------------------- Skills: Light blasts, Heavens light, spirtual collection, Banishment of darkness------------------------------------+++---++-++-- Power Level: 5 stars
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Size: About the size and weight of a Great Dane. He has a wingspan of 6 feet. <br> <p> Looks: His body is much sleeker than when he was younger. He looks a lot like a very large snake with four short legs, and two leathery wings, (which are covered in scales on the side that faces outwards when they are folded), and with a normal dragon head. <br> <p> Eye Color: Purple. <br> <p> Crush: Mistflame. <br> <p> Favorite Food: Snakes. Even though dragons are technically related to snakes, he still loves them. (Loves to eat them, that is.) <br> <p> Second Favorite Food: Cats. >:3 joking, it's mice. <br> <p> Favorite Passtime: Being annoying and funny. <br> <p> Age: About a year, (in rp time, not real time.) and still growing fast. <br> <p> Rider: None. Anyways, he's still just a little too young for a rider.
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Name: Qu'ran <p> Age: Hatchling/Dragonet <p> Gender: &male <p> Species: Night Fury <p> Appearance: He has pure snowy white scales and icy blue eyes with a black-blue ring around his irises. His claws are a dark gray. <p> Personality: I dunno yet. <p> Other: He is leusistic(?) which is arare skin condition where the creature is pure white, though not albino. Their eye color is not red.
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Name: The smarticle particles simply emanate from you. They're just so . . . . Unexistent. <br> If you MUST know, her name is Vandhr-fodhr, but if you call her that, she will burn you to a crisp husk of nothingness. [Just ask Syn if yeh don't believe meh.] [And would you want people to call you 'Ill Fate' all the time?] So she has taken to the pseudonym of Natasha. <p> Age: Stuff. <p> Gender: Walrus-flavored potato. [Duuuh.] <p> Appearance: Fine, I'll be serious for a little while. <br> ~ Hair: Short and choppy, weird raven-feather-like black with the same ethereal sheen. <br> ~ Eyes: Depends. They have a very creepy kaleidoscope effect, so the color changes all the time. <br> ~ Stature: Fairly tall [~ 6'2]. Unhealthily scrawny. More shtuffs. <p> Apparel: Why the fu<_>ck do you care? <p> Okeydokey. NUU MORE SERIOUS <p> Friend[s]: Da Synster [Still deciding a nickname. This one seems weird enough . . . . .] And Drew [Her SIIIISTER]<p> Enemies: Octavian, Lady Ovtakana, Taylor Swift, Ariana Grande, and logic. <p> Okay FINE. Only A LITTLE more serious. <p> Other: <br> Has no dragon <br> Is constantly paranoid; Easily frightened. <br> Prone to kleptomania <br> Tends to do everything besides reading very perfunctorily <br> Is severely anorexic <br> Is constantly lonely and sad <p> Anything else? <p> SUCK IT UUUUP!!!!! <p> ~ Natty
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Name: Natasha is her . . . . sobriquet. Her true name is Vandhr-fodhr, which means 'Ill-Fate'. <p> Age: That is a very big number. But she appears to be around 15. <p> Gender: T-T Are you okay? <p> Species: Elf. <p> Appearance: Natasha is surprisingly tall and lithe. She has thick black hair that reaches the small of her back, that resembles a raven's feathers in hue, with the same ethereal sheen. Her eyes are an astute emerald. <p> Apparel: Ever timid, Natasha prefers to hide in bulky sweatshirts. The hoods tend to block her face, so she is very clumsy. She wears drab cargo pants with a seemingly endless amount of pockets. She prefers going barefoot. <p> Persona: Find out yourself, you lazy person. <p> Other: <br> Has no dragon. <br> Has no friends. <br> Has no life. <br> Seems very immature to hide constant fright. <p> I'm done with this sh<_>it. DOOOONE
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Name: People these days.... <p> Gender: Broccoli. <P> Age: ..... <p> Fiancee: Drew <p> Looks: Gettin very skinny now. He has messy red hair with blue eyes. <P> Likes: Mathamatics, history, science, reading, robotics, music, and raw meat. <P> Dislikes: Hmmm.... The usaul. <P> Species: 50 % Elf, 50 % Wy<_>vern.
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Name: Ugh..... Fine. Gabriella. <P> Age: 13 <p> Look: Due to some recent..... Events, she now has dark lines under her eyes, and she just lets her hair flow. <P> Crush: Colbalt. 'Dunno how he does it. Mutual respect? <P> Personality: Meet her, she doesn't bite. Much. <p>
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Name: Aiden Darkshadow | Gender: Male | Age: 14 | Speices: Humanoid Dragon | Looks: He has hair that changes to show his mood, you'll find out what colours, scaly gold arms, claws like a cats that retract, he wears a chain mail shirt of diamond weaved iron, his lower half is a gold snake trunk, he basicly is all gold | Attitude: Shy, nervous and highstrung, but easy going if he gets to know you, he loves a sofistacated game of Chess | Likes: Anything shiny and gold coloured, his dragon half makes him long for gold, careful if you go to his cave, theres lots of gold items, Chess, he loves friends, but is too shy to ask them if they'll be his friend, climing, even if he is a snake/dragon humanoid, he can climb amazingly well, he enjoys hard candy, so don't be suprised if he's looking at you when your holding a Jolly Rancher or something | Dislikes: Even with his scary looks, he loathes horses, they always bother him with their strange whinnies, dog whistles, his hearing is impecably well, so it hurts him a lot, swords, he watched a lot of fellow monsters fall by them | He never talks much, but if you start a conversation, he could talk for hours on end, he's quite fascinated by dragon's, he finds them majestic and wise, if your a dragon, he'll watch your every move with awe, he is easily bribed to do things, he's not the smartest in the pumpkin patch even if he enjoys math and astronimy, never offer him marshmellows, he can't resist them, but they'll make him very ill | He has a motto, he just keeps forgetting it, if he had a quote, he probably forgot it | He loves a good book, Harry Potter, Hunger Games, Eragon, Percy Jackson series, The Lost Hero series, Animals Around The World, you get my drift? | He hides a lot of secrets, and only speaks about them with Dragon's. |
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Name: Uma <br> Apearance: about the size of a small golden retreiver. His hind legs and tail look like a cheetah, his head and main body looks like a golden retreiver. His front paws (not the legs, just the paws) are those of an orange cat's and will claw you. He has horns of a bull. He also has tiny, two inch wings on his back that have no use. He has the snout of a bloodhound. He is a creature called a Slyv. <br> Abilities: run extremely fast for long times, turn into a lion when angry, sniff out a specific blade of grass many miles away <br> Rider: Eta (Sweetpea) <br> Crush: um. <br> Personality: temper problems, doesn't trust a lot of people, a bit stubborn
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"Come on back to camp and I can mend your wounds."