Symposium and Phaedrus
Two 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, resulting in the concept of the familiar Platonic "forms" as objects of transcendental emotion.
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Review: Symposium/PhaedrusUser Review - Troy - Goodreads
Not a bad pair of dialogues. I've heard Plato was an easy read compared to Aristotle, and this is my first good look at the Socratic method of Dialectic. I got the feel from reading this that it was ... Read full review
Review: Symposium/PhaedrusUser Review - §-- - Goodreads
A beautiful treasure. Plato is up there with the great poets, not just philosophers. Read full review