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Plato's dialectic at play : argument, structure, and myth in the Symposium / Kevin Corrigan and Elena Glazov-Corrigan.

Author/Creator:
Corrigan, Kevin.
Publication:
University Park, Pa. : Pennsylvania State University Press, c2004.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 266 p. ; 24 cm.
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Subjects:
Plato. Symposium.
Plato -- Literary art.
Contents:
Apollodorus's prologue : an imitation of an imitation
Aristodemus's prologue : the destruction and transformation of the factual frame of reference
The order of the speeches : formulating the problem
From character to speech : the early speeches and their significance
Diotima-Socrates : mythical thought in the making
The greater mysteries and the structure of the Symposium so far
Alcibiades and the conclusion of the Symposium : the test and trial of praise
Conclusion : Plato's dialectic at play.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [241]-254) and index.
Contributor:
Glazov-Corrigan, Elena, 1953-
ISBN:
0271024623 (hardcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
53477568