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    DescriptionTwo important dialogues offer crucial insights into mystical and aesthetic aspects of Platonic doctrine. Symposium attempts to find the ultimate manifestation of the love that controls the world, leading to mystic union with eternal and supercosmic beauty. Phaedrus discusses the psychology of love,

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    Symposium and Phaedrus
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    By (author) Plato, Translated by Benjamin Jowett
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    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 96
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 204 mm
    Thickness: 8 mm
    Weight: 82 g
    ISBN 13: 9780486277981
    ISBN 10: 0486277984

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    Publication date
    01 May 1994
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    Plato ranks among the most familiar ancient philosophers, along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle. In addition to writing philosophical dialogues -- used to teach logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion, and mathematics as well as philosophy -- he founded Athens' Academy, the Western world's first institution of higher learning.