Phaedrus and Plato (Philosophy of Plato and Aristotle) by Plato

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These papers were written primarily by students and provide critical analysis of Phaedrus by Plato. On the Relationship of Socrates and Plato; Loving Reflections: The Effects of Mirroring in Shakespeare’s Sonnets and Plato’s Phaedrus.

In Plato's Phaedrus, Socrates and Phaedrus discuss love and rhetoric. While it is true that a big chunk of the dialog is about love, the love speeches are really a setup for the final conversation on rhetoric. The love speeches become types of rhetoric that Socrates and Phaedrus then discuss to come to some conclusions about rhetoric/5.

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Phaedrus is the most enchanting of Plato’s Erotic dialogues (capitalised in honour of the god). The barefoot philosopher urges an eager young acquaintance – who has allowed his lover’s oratorical skills to impress him overmuch – to re-examine the text of Lysias’s speech in the light of his own exalted (and Platonic) vision of Love.4/5(1).

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This new translation is accompanied by an introduction, further reading, and /5(12). The Phaedrus (/ˈfiːdrəs/; Greek: Φαῖδρος, translit. Phaidros), written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues.

The Phaedrus was presumably composed around BC, about the same time as Plato's Republic and Symposium.[1]/5(37). Phaedrus Summary and Study Guide SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature.

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Phaedrus, named after an Ancient Greek Sophist who appears in Plato’s Socratic dialogue Phaedrus, is the name by which the narrator refers to Phaedrus and Plato book consciousness that once occupied his body.

Phaedrus was a highly analytical academic prodigy who grew disenchanted with the western intellectual tradition’s limited notion of reason. The Phaedrus by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several was probably written around BC, at about the same time as Plato's Republic and ibly about love, the discussion in the dialogue focuses on the art of rhetoric and how it ought to be practiced.

This Study Guide consists of approximately 33 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Phaedrus. Socrates runs into Phaedrus outside Athens, who follows his exercising routine suggested by their common friend and.

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.4/5(). Phaedrus is the most enchanting of Plato’s Erotic dialogues (capitalised in honour of the god).

The barefoot philosopher urges an eager young acquaintance – who has allowed his lover’s oratorical skills to impress him overmuch – to re-examine the text of Lysias’s speech in the light of his own exalted (and Platonic) vision of Love.

Phaedrus is a model of that skill because of its seamless progression from examples of speeches about the nature of love to mythical visions of human nature and destiny to the essence of beauty and, finally, to a penetrating discussion of speaking and writing.

It ends with an examination of the love of wisdom as a dialectical activity in the. PHAEDRUS. by Plato. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. INTRODUCTION. The Phaedrus is closely connected with the Symposium, and may be regarded either as introducing or following it.

The two Dialogues together contain the whole philosophy of Plato on the nature of love, which in the Republic and in the later writings of Plato is only introduced. Plato (c. BC - c. BC) was a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens.

Along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science/5(51). Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars.

Phaedrus by Plato 6, ratings, average rating, reviews Open Preview Phaedrus Quotes ― Plato, Phaedrus. 71 likes. Like “Only a philosopher's mind grows wings, since its memory always keeps it as close as possible to those realities. Phaedrus by PLATO (ΠΛΆΤΩΝ) (c. BC - c. BC), translated by Benjamin JOWETT ( - ) Genre(s): Classics (Antiquity), General Fiction, *Non-fiction Read by: Martin Geeson in.

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On the Relationship of Socrates and Plato; Loving Reflections: The Effects of Mirroring in. The Phaedrus is closely connected with the Symposium, and may be regarded either as introducing or following it. The two Dialogues together contain the whole philosophy of Plato on the nature of love, which in the Republic and in the later writings of Plato is only introduced playfully or as a figure of speech.

With a masterful sense of the place of rhetoric in both thought and practice and an ear attuned to the clarity, natural simplicity, and charm of Plato's Greek prose, James H. Nichols, Jr., offers a precise yet unusually readable translation of one of the great Platonic dialogues on rhetoric.

Featuring some of Plato's most soaringly lyrical passages, the Phaedrus investigates the soul's erotic. But for Phaedrus not even that was enough, and in the end he borrowed the book and examined the things in it which he was most eager to look at, and doing this he sat from sun-up until he was tired and went for a walk [ ] knowing the speech quite off by heart, unless it was a rather long one.

Phaedrus By Plato. 2 PHAEDRUS PERSONS OF THE DIALOGUE: Socrates, Phaedrus. SCENE: Under a plane-tree, by the banks of the Ilissus. before me in like manner a book, and you may lead me all round Attica, and over the wide world. And now having arrived, I intend to lie down,File Size: KB.

Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. Phaedrus excused himself, although, Socrates insisted that Phaedrus to retell the speech.

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About Symposium and Phaedrus. It has been said that, after the Bible, Plato’s dialogues are the most influential books in Western culture.

Of the dialogues, the Symposium is the most delightful and accessible, requiring no special knowledge of ancient Greek philosophy or customs. Dramatizing a party in fifth-century B.C. Athens, the deceptively unassuming Symposium introduces—in the guise.

Book Description HTML. The Phaedrus (Greek: Φαῖδρος), written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's main protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around BC, around the same time as Plato's Republic and Symposium.

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summary. The Pbaedrus lies at the heart of Plato's work, and the topics it discusses are central to his thought. In its treatment of the topics of the soul, the ideas and love Cited by: The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον, Sympósion [sympósi̯on]) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c.

– BC. It depicts a friendly contest of extemporaneous speeches given by a group of notable men attending a banquet. The men include the philosopher Socrates, the general and political figure Alcibiades, and the comic playwright Aristophanes.

The speeches are to be. The book’s greatest value lies in the penetrating close analysis of the text itself: there are some real highlights and Werner’s readings will be of much help not only to students of the Phaedrus, but to all scholars interested in Plato’s literary and philosophical practice.'.

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In its treatment of the topicsof the soul, the ideas and love, it is closely tied to the other dialogues ofPlato's "middle period," the Phaedo,the Symposium, and the Republic.

The book of Phaedrus, by Plato. Recites a conversation between Phaedrus and Socrates on a walk outside of town. Phaedrus outlines his position on the concept of love and relationships in ancient Athens. Homosexuality is used to describe the relationship between the lover and beloved.

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The central theme of this dialogue is Eros. The problem of love serves as the provocation for the speeches, the content of the speeches and the reflection upon speech as a whole. We find Socrates with Phaedrus, a young man for whom he has a certain kind of erotic inclination.

Socrates meets Phaedrus, who has just come from a performance by Lysias, a well-known orator, and Socrates agrees to accompany him on a walk outside the walls of Athens.

Phaedrus then reads Lysias's speech to Socrates. The major themes of the Phaedrus are .Phaedrus asserts that both gods and humans regard Love as great and awesome, for many reasons.

In particular, Love is widely considered older than almost all the other gods, and has no parents. According to Hesiod, a great poet from around the time of Homer.

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.

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