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Phaedrus
By Plato

Phaedrus

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Phaedrus by Plato

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This is an English translation of one of Plato's least political dialogues of Socrates and Phaedrus discussing many themes: the art and practice of rhetoric, love, reincarnation, and the soul. It includes an introduction, notes, glossary, appendices, and an interpretive essay and introduction. Also included are rarely seen illustrations, stone carvings, and vase paintings. Focus Philosophical Library translations are close to and are non-interpretative of the original text, with the notes and a glossary intending to provide the reader with some sense of the terms and the concepts as they were understood by Plato's immediate audience.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780941051545
ISBN-10: 0941051544
Format: Paperback
(228mm x 6mm x 10mm)
Pages: 158
Imprint: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publisher: Focus Publishing/R Pullins & Co
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2000
Country of Publication: United States

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Stephen Scully is an Associate Professor of Classical Studies at Boston University. He is the author of "Homer and the Sacred City", as well as numerous essays and articles on Homer, Attic Tragedy, and Virgil.

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