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Published by University Press in Cambridge [England] .
Written in English

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Statementtranslated with introduction and commentary by R. Hackforth.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 172 p.
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16590935M

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Phaedrus has spent the morning listening to Lysias deliver a speech on love, and now he desires to take a walk outside the city. Since Socrates expresses a keen interest in hearing Lysias's speech, Phaedrus manages to lure him out to the countryside. Phaedrus has a copy of Lysias's speech at hand and will read it to Socrates. Gaius Julius Phaedrus (/ ˈ f iː d r ə s /; Greek: Φαῖδρος; Phaîdros) was a 1st-century CE Roman fabulist and the first versifier of a collection of Aesop's fables into Latin. Few facts are known about him for certain and there was little mention of his work during late was not until the discovery of a few imperfect manuscripts during and following the Renaissance that. I believe that I know Phaedrus about as well as I know myself, and I am very sure that the speech of Lysias was repeated to him, not once only, but again and again;-he insisted on hearing it many times over and Lysias was very willing to gratify him; at last, when nothing else would do, he got hold of the book, and looked at what he most wanted. Phaedrus book. Read reviews from the world. Phaedrus is another Socratic dialogue, but one which actually is a dialogue. Socrates runs into his friend Phaedrus, who tells him of a conversation he just had with Lysias, a mutual acquaintance. As in the Symposium/5.

Phaedrus, named after an Ancient Greek Sophist who appears in Plato’s Socratic dialogue Phaedrus, is the name by which the narrator refers to the consciousness that once occupied his body. Phaedrus was a highly analytical academic prodigy who grew disenchanted with the western intellectual tradition’s limited notion of reason. The Phaedrus written by Plato, is a dialogue between Plato's protagonist, Socrates, and Phaedrus, an interlocutor in several dialogues. The Phaedrus was presumably composed around BC, about the same time as Plato's Republic and Symposium/5(3). Nov 14,  · 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 and full notes that discuss the structure of the dialogue and elucidate issues that might puzzle the modern reader/5(3). Feb 01,  · Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project by:

Phaedrus Summary and Study Guide. SuperSummary, a modern alternative to SparkNotes and CliffsNotes, offers high-quality study guides for challenging works of literature. This page guide for “Phaedrus” by Plato includes detailed chapter summaries and analysis, as well as several more in-depth sections of expert-written literary analysis. Jun 16,  · With a masterful sense of the place of rhetoric in both thought and practice and an ear attuned to the clarity, natural simplicity, and charm of Plato's Greek prose, James H. Nichols, Jr., offers a precise yet unusually readable translation of one of the great Platonic dialogues on rhetoric. /5. The Pbaedrus lies at the heart of Plato's work, and the topics it discusses are central to his thought. In its treatment of the topics of the soul, the ideas and love, it is closely tied to the other dialogues of Plato's "middle period," the Pbaedo, the Symposium, and the RepublicCited by: Phaedrus. by Plato. Phaedrus is one of the best in the artistic and philosophical aspects of Plato`s dialogues, recognized as genuine by the unanimous verdict of both antiquity and modern science.. This work of art teems with myths and mythic, poetic allusions and poetic tags. Phaedrus has its main task to discover the eternal cycle of ideas and things, in which both things and their ideal.