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Plato Volume III
Loeb Classical Library 166

Lysis. Symposium. Phaedrus


Edited and translated by Chris Emlyn-Jones

William Preddy

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$28.00 • £19.95 • €25.00

ISBN 9780674997431

Publication Date: 07/12/2022


592 pages

4-1/4 x 6-3/8 inches

Loeb Classical Library > Plato


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  • General Introduction
    • 1. Introduction
    • 2. Loving Relationships in Fifth- and Fourth-Century Athenian Society
    • 3. Love as a Subject for Philosophy in the Three Dialogues
    • 4. The Historical Socrates and Plato’s Socrates
    • 5. The Text
    • 6. Plato’s Dialogue Form and Translation
  • Chronology of Plato’s Life and Works
  • References
  • General Bibliography
    • Texts, Translations, and Commentaries
    • Other Primary Sources
    • Modern Scholarship
    • Individual Dialogues
  • Lysis
    • Introduction
      • 1. The Subject of the Dialogue
      • 2. The Context
      • 3. The Arguments of the Dialogue: What Sort of Relationship Is Philia and What Kind of People Are Philoi?
      • 4. Critical Analysis of Lysis
      • Appendix: Dramatic Date and Date of Composition of Lysis
    • Text and Translation
  • Symposium
    • Introduction
      • 1. The Setting of the Dialogue
      • 2. The First Five Speeches
      • 3. The Speech of Socrates/Diotima
      • 4. The Speech of Alcibiades
      • 5. Conclusion
      • Appendix: Dramatic Date and Date of Composition of the Symposium
    • Text and Translation
  • Phaedrus
    • Introduction
      • 1. The Setting
      • 2. The Structural Problem: The Unity of the Dialogue
      • 3. The Speeches
      • 4. Speechmaking, Writing, and Truth
      • 5. The Unity of the Dialogue: Love and/or Rhetoric?
      • Appendix: Dramatic and Compositional Dates of Phaedrus
    • Text and Translation
  • Index of Names
  • Index of Subjects

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