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Beschreibung des Verlags

The dramatic nature of Plato's dialogues is delightfully evident in Symposium. The marriage between character and thought bursts forth as the guests gather at Agathon's house to celebrate the success of his first tragedy. With wit and insight, they all present their ideas about love - from Erixymachus' scientific naturalism to Aristophanes' comic fantasy. The unexpected arrival of Alcibiades breaks the spell cast by Diotima's ethereal climb up the staircase of love to beauty itself. Ecstasy and intoxication clash as Plato concludes with one of his most skillful displays of dialectic.

GENRE
Sachbücher
ERZÄHLER
RC
Ray Childs
DAUER
02:24
Std. Min.
ERSCHIENEN
2016
7. September
VERLAG
AB Publishing
SPRACHE
EN
Englisch
GRÖSSE
74.7
 MB