Plato Symposium by Plato

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• Translated by Paul Woodruff and Alexander Nehamas.

"A model of the kind of text one needs for lecture courses: the translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions (on dividing the text, spacing for clarification, etc.); the notes are kept to a minimum but appear when they are really needed for comprehension and are truly informative. And the introduction admirably presents both basic information and a sense of current scholarly opinion."
—S. G. Nugent, Princeton University

"A fantastic book. Translation is graceful and elegant yet uncannily accurate. Footnotes very useful, especially for teaching purposes, and the price is surprisingly low."
—Eve Browning Cole, University of Minnesota

 

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Published January 21, 2011 by Hackett Publishing Co.. 107 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy, Biographies & Memoirs, History. Non-fiction

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