Phaedrus

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"A superb translation that captures the rhetorical brilliance of the Greek. . . . The translation is faithful in the very best sense: it reflects both the meaning and the beauty of the Greek text. . . . The footnotes are always helpful, never obtrusive. A one-page outline is useful since there are no editorial additions to mark major divisions in the dialogue. An appendix containing fragments of early Greek love poetry helps the reader appreciate the rich, and perhaps elusive, meaning of eros. . . . The entire ...
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"A superb translation that captures the rhetorical brilliance of the Greek. . . . The translation is faithful in the very best sense: it reflects both the meaning and the beauty of the Greek text. . . . The footnotes are always helpful, never obtrusive. A one-page outline is useful since there are no editorial additions to mark major divisions in the dialogue. An appendix containing fragments of early Greek love poetry helps the reader appreciate the rich, and perhaps elusive, meaning of eros. . . . The entire Introduction is crisply written, and the authors' erudition shines throughout, without a trace of pedantry. . . . this is an excellent book that deservedly should find wide circulation for many years to come". --Tim Mahoney, University of Texas at Arlington
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A superb translation that captures the rhetorical brilliance of the Greek. . . . The translation is faithful in the very best sense: it reflects both the meaning and the beauty of the Greek text. . . . The footnotes are always helpful, never obtrusive. A one-page outline is useful since there are no editorial additions to mark major divisions in the dialogue. An appendix containing fragments of early Greek love poetry helps the reader appreciate the rich, and perhaps elusive, meaning of eros. . . . The entire Introduction is crisply written, and the authors' erudition shines throughout, without a trace of pedantry. . . . this is an excellent book that deservedly should find wide circulation for many years to come. --Tim Mahoney, University of Texas at Arlington

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780872202214
  • Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
  • Publication date: 3/1/1995
  • Series: Hackett Classics Series
  • Format: Library Binding
  • Pages: 94
  • Sales rank: 1,216,733
  • Product dimensions: 5.60 (w) x 8.60 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Paul Woodruff is Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin.

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Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Note on the Text l
Select Bibliography li
Phaedrus 1
Explanatory Notes 76
Textual Notes 106
Index of Names 107
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 25, 2015

    Zach

    Kneels down and serches the ruins

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    Posted February 11, 2015

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    Posted February 4, 2015

    Tadashi's Bio (Computer)

    Name: Tadashi Hamada

    <p> Tadashi's Bio (Computer) </p>

    <p> Name: Tadashi Hamada </p>

    <p> Age: 18 </p>

    <p> Gender: Male </p>

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    <p> Relationships: None at the moment </p>

    <p> Looks: Tadashi is a tall, slender, slightly muscular young adult male, of a large build. He is of mixed Japanese and Caucasian descent, which shows in his various facial features. He has large, warm brown eyes and neat black hair, cut above his prominent ears.  His face shape a long face, large jaw, and slightly large nose.  </p>

    <p> Clothes: His most notable physical trait is his preference for a black baseball cap with a red-and-gold San Fransokyo Ninja lettering on it. He is never seen without this cap in the film, except when he takes off his moped helmet, though it is also off in many family photos that can be seen. Since his changes his clothes daily, he does not wear any one outfit for much longer than others. However, he owns many similar articles of clothing, only varying in color. He owns several blazers, crew neck t-shirts, and cardigan sweaters, usually in the colors white, black, tan, red, or various shades of green. He often wears mint-colored sneakers with white soles and shoelaces, and occasionally carries a tan satchel across his shoulder. </p>

    <p> Others: Ask! </p>

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2015

    Tadashi's Bio UPDATE

    Current relationship: With Netflix. x3

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 3, 2015

    Anikus

    Still on fire his wing tips which were red were now black he asks What happened? like nothing was wrong

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2015

    Anikus

    Shot up like an arrow then growled you oughta be dead then dived out of the cave

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 25, 2015

    Emerald's Bio Add-On/Update

    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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    Posted February 18, 2015

    Sietta

    What happened?)) She looked at Truthseer.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2015

    Mira's bio add-on

    Does have crush. Emerald, Dragon of May.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 15, 2015

    Petra's Bio

    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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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 5, 2015

    The old alpha

    Came up behind anikus. "She needs to see that your good again." It said.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 12, 2015

    Kyros

    Wrapped all of his belongings up in a bundle and sadly flew to aesop.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 2, 2015

    Zach bio addon

    Hates fire

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2015

    Luna's Bio

    Name : Luna ::: Gender : &female ::: Age : 2 years ::: Breed : Icewing, Nightwing, Seawing hybrid ::: Rank : Apprentice :::Looks : turquoise scales with black zebra stripes. Each stripe is outlined with black diamonds. She has the build of an Icewing as well a the horns of an Icewing. She has scattered black sces on th uderside of her wings and her tail fade to black. Her horns are black and she has violet eyes. She is very strong and is very pretty ::: Crush : no ::: Mate : NO ::: Dragonets : nuh-uh ::: Weapons : horns, teeth, claws, tail, wings, ice breath, fire(sometimes), head ::: Abilities : can breathe an ice breath, can read minds ::: Siggy : &#9830&#10023L&upsilon&eta&alpha&#10023&#9830 ::: Other : ask!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 20, 2015

    Colbalt @ Clara

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2014

    Thorns bio add on

    Mate: saphira forever.

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    Posted December 14, 2014

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    Posted February 25, 2015

    Sora

    The Mudwing landed with a thud. "Yes?" She growled. She was a Mudwing, but had the personality and tounge of a Skywing.

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    Posted March 1, 2015

    Sora

    Sighs.

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