Plato's 'Symposium': A Reader's Guide

Plato's 'Symposium': A Reader's Guide

by Thomas L. Cooksey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780826444172
Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date: 05/20/2010
Series: Reader's Guides Series
Pages: 192
Product dimensions: 5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Thomas L. Cooksey is Professor of English and Philosophy at Armstrong Atlantic State University, USA. His previous publications include Masterpieces of Philosophical Literature (Greenwood Press, 2006) and Masterpieces of Non-Western World Literature (Greenwood Press, 2007).

Table of Contents

1. Context \ 2. Overview of Themes \ 3. Reading the Text \ i. In Praise of Love \ ii. Diotima Explains \ iii. The Alcibiades, A Satyr Play \ 4. Reception and Influence \ 5. Further Reading \ Notes \ Index.

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