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Plato’s Symposium: My Wisdom is … a Shadow in a Dream

In the middle of Plato's dialogue the¬†Symposium, Aristophanes follows several others, all of whom have been tasked with giving speeches on love or eros.¬† Aristophanes prefaces his speech, once his hiccups have subsided, by saying that he will speak in... Continue Reading →

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Death and Hope: Plato’s Theatetus

As the drama of Plato's dialogue, the Theatetus, begins Socrates is on his way to the courthouse, where he will be charge and convicted to death for not believing in Athenian gods and corrupting the youth. Just prior to his arrival... Continue Reading →

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