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This is an English translation of one of Platos least political dialogue of Socrates and Phaedrus discussing many theme: the art and practice of rhetoric, love, reincarnation, and the soul. It includes an introduction, notes, glossary, appendices, and an interpretive essay and introduction. Also included are rarely seen illustrations, stone carvings and vase paintings.

Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader with some sense of the terms and the concepts as they were understood by Platos immediate audience.

Synopsis:

English translation of one of Plato’s least political dialogues has Socrates and Phaedrus discussing many themes: the art and practice of rhetoric, love, reincarnation, and the soul. With an interpretive essay, notes and glossary.

Synopsis:

Translation in English with introduction, notes, glossary, appendices, interpretive essay and introduction. The text includes new insights into the nature of Greek love, including rarely seen illustrations (stone carving and vase painting).

About the Author

Stephen Scully is an Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University. He is the author of "Homer and the Sacred City", as well as numerous essays and articles on Homer, Attic Tragedy, and Virgil.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780941051545
Author:
Plato
Publisher:
Focus Publishing/R. Pullins Company
Translator:
Scully, Stephen
Editor:
Brann, Eva
Author:
Scully, Stephen
Author:
Scully, Steven
Subject:
Rhetoric
Subject:
Love
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
Rhetoric, ancient
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient
Edition Description:
Paperback
Series:
Focus Philosophical Library
Publication Date:
20030531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
158
Dimensions:
9.0 x 6.1 in.

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English translation of one of Plato’s least political dialogues has Socrates and Phaedrus discussing many themes: the art and practice of rhetoric, love, reincarnation, and the soul. With an interpretive essay, notes and glossary.
"Synopsis" by ,
Translation in English with introduction, notes, glossary, appendices, interpretive essay and introduction. The text includes new insights into the nature of Greek love, including rarely seen illustrations (stone carving and vase painting).
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