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  • Published: 28 October 2005
  • ISBN: 9780140449747
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.99

Phaedrus


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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. This new translation is accompanied by an introduction, further reading, and full notes on the text and translation that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader.

  • Pub date: 28 October 2005
  • ISBN: 9780140449747
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128
  • RRP: $19.99

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Plato Plato

Plato (c. 427-347 BC) founded the Academy in Athens, the prototype of all Western universities, and wrote more than twenty philosophical dialogues.


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