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作者 Belfiore, Elizabeth S., 1944-
書名 Socrates' daimonic art : love for wisdom in four platonic dialogues / Elizabeth S. Belfiore
出版項 Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2012
國際標準書號 9781107007581
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 歐美所圖書館  184 P6971be 2012    在架上  -  30500101440116
 人社中心  B398.L9 B45 2012    在架上    30560400616212
說明 xvii, 304 p. ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
附註 "Despite increasing interest in the figure of Socrates and in love in ancient Greece, no recent monograph studies these topics in all four of Plato's dialogues on love and friendship. This book provides important new insights into these subjects by examining Plato's characterization of Socrates in Symposium, Phaedrus, Lysis and the often neglected Alcibiades I. It focuses on the specific ways in which the philosopher searches for wisdom together with his young interlocutors, using an art that is 'erotic', not in a narrowly sexual sense, but because it shares characteristics attributed to the daimon Eros in Symposium. In all four dialogues, Socrates' art enables him, like Eros, to search for the beauty and wisdom he recognizes that he lacks and to help others seek these same objects of eros. Belfiore examines the dialogues as both philosophical and dramatic works, and considers many connections with Greek culture, including poetry and theater"-- Provided by publisher
Includes bibliographical references and index
Machine generated contents note: Introduction: overview of the Erotic Dialogues; Part I. Socrates and Two Young Men: 1. 'Your love and mine': Eros and self-knowledge in Alcibiades I; 2. 'In love with acquiring friends': Socrates in the Lysis; Part II. Eros and Hybris in the Symposium: Introduction to Part II: the narrators of the Symposium; 3. In praise of Eros: the speeches in the Symposium; 4. 'You are hubristic': Socrates, Alcibiades and Agathon; Part III. Love and Friendship in the Phaedrus: Introduction to Part III: the erotic art in the Symposium and Phaedrus; 5. The lover's friendship; 6. The lovers' dance: charioteer and horses; Conclusion
主題 Plato
Socrates
Platonic love
Friendship -- Philosophy
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