7 edition of Plato on love found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by C.D.C. Reeve.|
|Contributions||Reeve, C. D. C., 1948-|
|LC Classifications||B358 .R44 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|ISBN 10||0872207897, 0872207889|
|LC Control Number||2005022218|
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Plato's dialogue in the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love, explores the idea of love as a means of ascent to contemplation of the Divine.
For Plato, generally, to love other human beings is to direct one's mind to love of Divinity/5(18). For the best and fullest discussion of philia in antiquity, we should turn not to Plato but to Books VIII and IX of Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.
But there is a remarkable gap in those books: Aristotle sees no need to say much about erôs, for he assumes that his theory of philia can be applied to those bound together by sexual love no less than to those who are “just friends.”Cited by: Plato C.
Reeve. This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D. Hutchinson, and C. D.5/5(1). Plato, C. Reeve. Hackett Publishing - pages. 0 Reviews. This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and.
Plato, This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.
Hutchinson, and C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. Out of that Love in the bosom of Chaos, the Good creates the World composed of three worlds: "first the Angelic Mind, then the World Soul, as Plato calls it, and last the World Body " (38).
So, from the beginning of the treatise, Ficino guides the student using the Theological theory and practice of Lover and Beloved, with divine Love as the most useful god for this journey of return to by: Dialogues on Love and Friendship book.
Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. No ISBNFrom the Publisher's preface:Plato's writi /5(2). Plato’s theory of love is fleshed out in the Phaedrus and the Symposium. Like many Greeks of his era and social position, Plato is most interested in the same.
Plato’s theory of love is explained well in the Phaedrus and the Symposium. Many writers in his era and generation focused a lot more on same-sex desire when it comes to love than the opposite sex desire. According to Plato, the nature of love is three-fold: Erôs love: Erôs love refers to the love which encompasses an intense and passionate.
Let’s turn to your first choice: an anthology of writing about love, specifically erotic love. It’s The Philosophy of (Erotic) Love by Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen Higgins, which includes lots of excerpts from ancient philosophers including Plato and Sappho, right up to contemporary philosophers such as Martha Nussbaum.
This book is a really great overview of philosophies of love. Plato on Love: Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with Selections from Republic and Laws (Hackett Classics) - Kindle edition by Plato, Reeve, C.D.C., C. Reeve. Politics & Social Sciences Kindle eBooks @ by: 1.
Written 2, years ago, Plato’s philosophical novella, Symposium, includes one of the weirdest – and most charming – explanations of why people fall in love ever invented.
Plato gives this trippy exegesis to the playwright Aristophanes, who appears as a character in the book. Buy Plato: On Love Unabridged by Plato, Field, Robin (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.
Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Plato’s views on love are a meditation on Socrates and the power his philosophical conversations have to mesmerize, obsess, and educate.
In what follows, section 1 deals with the Lysis and Symposium. Sections 2–4 primarily with the Symposium alone. Section 5 deals with the Phaedrus. This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.
Hutchinson, and C. Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical : Plato's dialogue in the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love, explores the idea of love as a means of ascent to contemplation of the Divine.
For Plato, generally, to love other human beings is to direct one's mind to love of Divinity/5(11). In this Plato book he describes how the ideal constitution might decay into a regime focused on honour — like Sparta was at the time — or into an oligarchy, or a democracy, or a tyranny.
What’s fascinating is his awareness of the very complex dynamic between love of money and love of honour. Nationality Greek Description.
Plato (; PLAY-toe Greek: Πλάτων Plátōn, pronounced [plá.tɔːn] PLOT-own in Classical Attic; / or / – / BC) was an Athenian philosopher during the Classical period in Ancient Greece and the founder of the Academy, the.
Plato on Love by Plato,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(). Paperback / softback. New. Provides the essential readings for a course on Plato's views of sex and love, or a main component of general courses on ideas of sex and love. This book includes sections on the following topics: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Love and the Assent to the Beautiful; and The Read more.
This collection features Plato's writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of Stanley Lombardo, Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas, D.S. Hutchinson, and C.D.C.
Reeve. Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens/5.
(love according to Plato) (Gould,p. Two rectifications of the popular concept of Platonic love seem necessary in order to appreciate the relevance of Plato’s theory of love to contemporary problems. The first is related to the non-sexual aspect of the loving relationship, for Plato’s theory of love.
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Plato's dialogue in the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love, explores the idea of love as a means of ascent to contemplation of the Divine. For Plato, generally, to love other human beings is to direct one's mind to love of Divinity. 40 Famous Philosophical Quotes by Plato on Love, Politics, Knowledge and Power.
Updated: January 8, / Home» Quotes [ Lesson for Life ] Plato was a philosopher, as well as mathematician, in Classical Greece. He is considered an essential figure in the development of philosophy, especially the Western tradition, and he founded the Academy.
"Love is simply the name for the desire and pursuit of the whole." "Love is born into every human being; it calls back the halves of our original nature together; it tries to make one out of two and heal the wound of human nature." ― Plato, The Symposium--This text refers to an alternate kindle_edition s: Platonic love (often lower-cased as platonic) is a type of love that is not sexual.
It is named after Greek philosopher Plato, though the philosopher never used the term ic love as devised by Plato concerns rising through levels of closeness to wisdom and true beauty from carnal attraction to individual bodies to attraction to souls, and eventually, union with the truth.
For Socrates, love was a spirit that helps a person better understand the fundamental nature of reality, or Forms. In the dialogue, Plato, vis-a-vis Socrates, argued the highest love is the philosopher’s love of the truth, contained in the Forms. This love of the truth is. 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.
But in the Phaedrus and Symposium love and philosophy join hands, and one is an aspect of the other. Translated by Benjamin Jowett. The Symposium 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 given in praise of Eros, the god of love and desire.
In the Symposium, Eros is. Commentary on Plato's Symposium on Love book. Read 5 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. If you have read one paragraph of any James /5. This book fully explores for the first time an idea common to Plato and Aristotle, which unites their treatments—otherwise very different—of love and friendship.
The idea is that although persons are separate, their lives need not be. One person's life may overflow into another's, and as such, helping another person is a way of serving oneself.
"Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of " - Plato quotes from "Love is the joy of the good, the wonder of the wise, the amazement of the Gods." - Plato Find on Amazon: Plato.
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In the end, the writings of Plato on love all point toward love as one of life's greatest gifts and guides but also as something that must be used responsibly and wisely.
Written over years ago, the questions and attitudes regarding love presented in Plato's dialogues seem very clear and pertinent to audiences today. 2 days ago The Oxford Handbook of Plato provides in-depth and up-to-date discussions of a variety of topics and dialogues in twenty-one articles. The result is a useful reference to the man many consider the most important philosophical thinker in history.
Plato is the best known, and continues to be the most widely studied, of all the ancient Greek philosophers. As Plato repeatedly wrote, the essence of philosophy came down to the command to: γνῶθι σεαυτόν ‘Know yourself.’ 2. Love More Wisely. Plato is one of the great theorists of relationships.
His book, The Symposium, is an attempt to explain what love really is. It tells the story of a dinner party given by Agathon, a handsome poet. Free Online Library: books by Plato - best known authors and titles are available on the Free Online Library.
Printer Friendly. 25, articles and books. Periodicals Literature. To love rightly is to love what is orderly and beautiful in an educated and disciplined way. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg.
Philosophy and Love introduces historical and contemporary philosophical reflections on love. It brings together philosophy with cultural analysis to provide an accessible and engaging account of conventional theories of love as well as the controversial reformulations evident in same-sex desire, cross-cultural love and internet romance.
Looking for books by Plato? See all books authored by Plato, including The Republic, and Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, and more on By: Plato () The Symposium (Ancient Greek: Συμπόσιον) is a philosophical book written by Plato sometime after BCE.
On one level the book deals with the genealogy, nature and purpose of love, on another level the book deals with the topic of knowledge, specifically how .The emotional motivation that sends us looking for the Forms, then, is erotic love. Eros is the bridge between the physical world and the intelligible, the motivation for the philosopher’s quest.
According to Plato’s dialogue the Symposium, erotic love spurs us toward knowledge in several steps. We first love the beauty of one physical body.