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Symposium By Plato
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The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–380 BC. It concerns itself at one level with the genesis,... More > purpose and nature of love, and (in later day interpretations) is the origin of the concept of Platonic love. Love is examined in a sequence of speeches by men attending a symposium, or drinking party. Each man must deliver an encomium, a speech in praise of Love (Eros). The party takes place at the house of the tragedian Agathon in Athens. Socrates in his speech asserts that the highest purpose of love is to become a philosopher or, literally, a lover of wisdom. The dialogue has been used as a source by social historians seeking to throw light on life in ancient Athens, in particular upon sexual behavior, and the symposium as an institution.< Less
Symposium By Juan F Balboa
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An interlinear translation of Plato's Symposium with modern English and ancient Greek.
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Symposium is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–380 BC. It concerns itself at one level with the genesis, purpose and nature of love, and (in later day interpretations) is the origin of... More > the concept of Platonic love. Love is examined in a sequence of speeches by men attending a symposium, or drinking party. Each man must deliver an encomium, a speech in praise of Love (Eros). The party takes place at the house of the tragedian Agathon in Athens. Socrates in his speech asserts that the highest purpose of love is to become a philosopher or, literally, a lover of wisdom. The dialogue has been used as a source by social historians seeking to throw light on life in ancient Athens, in particular upon sexual behavior, and the symposium as an institution.< Less
Symposium By Plato , Benjamin Jowett
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The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical text by Plato dated c. 385–380 BC. It concerns itself at one level with the genesis,... More > purpose and nature of love, and (in later day interpretations) is the origin of the concept of Platonic love. Love is examined in a sequence of speeches by men attending a symposium, or drinking party. Each man must deliver an encomium, a speech in praise of Love (Eros). The party takes place at the house of the tragedian Agathon in Athens. Socrates in his speech asserts that the highest purpose of love is to become a philosopher or, literally, a lover of wisdom. The dialogue has been used as a source by social historians seeking to throw light on life in ancient Athens, in particular upon sexual behavior, and the symposium as an institution.< Less
Symposium By Plato
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Who would have thought that a drinks party could lead to this. - a cure for hiccups, wine by the yard, hilarity - and the ohilosophy of how to live the good life. Plato's most engaging and readable... More > work. Callender textbooks, student edition< Less
Stir Symposium By Stir Symposium
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The Stir Symposium seeks to provide an opportunity to collaborate, think, and discover new ways to approach big global issues. It is about collaborating and thinking differently, no matter the... More > discipline: business, architecture, engineering, design, agriculture, geography, and more. The inaugural Stir Symposium took place October 7‑9th, 2011 at The Ohio State University. It was organized by a group of graduate students in the Department of Design. The Stir Symposium addresses BIG topics to allow us to think BIG. These issues are multifaceted and complex, requiring collaboration from many disciplines and forward thinking individuals. If we want to stir things up, we have to put our heads together. Symposium participants work in new ways to address topics such as education (Learning), conservation and sustainability (Conserving), food production and agriculture (Eating), transportation (Moving), and community or city planning (Living).< Less
We'll Be Famous When We're Dead By Symposium Poetry Society
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A compilation of poetic works from the members of the Symposium Poetry Society at the University of Queensland (Australia).
Plato's Symposium By R. G. Bury
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R. G. Bury's well received Greek text and commentary of the Symposium. The book, originally published by Cambridge, continues to be indispensable to scholars.
Symposium for Severine By Michael Fitzalan
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A modern version of Plato's Symposium. A comedy that examines serious issues. Socrates and his friends discussed the four types of love. In this updated version, women are the philosophers, led by... More > Severine. She is the catalyst. Gaston, Giles and Mercer are typical modern aging 'lads'. It is up to Severine and her friends to open their eyes and their hearts to the joys of love. An updating of Plato's Symposium. A play for six characters. A party where love is discussed and debated.< Less
Symposium for Severine By Michael Fitzalan
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A modern version of Plato's Symposium. A comedy that examines serious issues. Socrates and his friends discussed the four types of love. In this updated version, women are the philosophers, led by... More > Severine. She is the catalyst. Gaston, Giles and Mercer are typical modern aging 'lads'. It is up to Severine and her friends to open their eyes and their hearts to the joys of love. An updating of Plato's Symposium. A play for six characters. A party where love is discussed and debated.< Less