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Author Anderson, Daniel E., 1928-

Title The masks of Dionysos : a commentary on Plato's Symposium / Daniel E. Anderson.

Published Albany, N.Y. : State University of New York Press, [1993]


Location Call No. Status
Physical description xi, 223 pages ; 24 cm.
Series SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy.
SUNY series in ancient Greek philosophy.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 187-189) and index.
Contents Introduction: A Note On Method -- 1. Dionysos; The Lovers; The Symposiarch -- 2. Phaidros; Pausanias -- 3. Empedokles; Eryximakhos; Aristophanes; Agathon -- 4. Diotima; Knowledge; The Ladder; Sokrates and Agathon; The Pure Form of Beauty; Mortal Existence; Love and Existence -- 5. Love and Immortality; The Two Concepts of Immortality; Phaidros and the Written Word; Symposium as a Dialectic With Plato; The Same and the Different -- 6. Sokrates and Eros; Sokrates and Silenos; Sokrates and Marsyas; Sokrates and Apollo; Sokrates and Alkibiades; Alkibiades and the Dialectic; The Failed Seduction -- Appendix: Plato's Meno.
Subject Plato. Symposium.
Plato. Meno.
Knowledge, Theory of.
ISBN 0791413160 (paperback: alk. paper)
0791413152 (alk. paper)