The crazy and charming theory of love in plato's symposium before turning to aristophanes's odd speech, let's set the stage first, we're at a. This detailed literature summary also contains topics for discussion and a free quiz on symposium by plato give a speech in praise of the god, love phaedrus. This love of wisdom informs socrates' love for phaedrus (p 147) and his speech-making in the palinode itself (p 151-160), which is aimed primarily (though not exclusively, p 162) at the reason-seeking part of phaedrus' soul (p 156) and reflects the motivation of the philosophical lover in the palinode (p 160.
Phaedrus has just left lysias, son of cephalus, a well known rhetorician and his lover, who gave a speech on love socrates convinces phaedrus to share its details in a discourse they analyze the content of the speech and the manner in which it is written. Of plato on the nature of love, which in the republic and in a figure of speech but in the phaedrus and symposium love and philosophy join hands, and one is an. In plato's symposium, what are the similarities and differences between phaedrus's speech and socrates's/diotima's up vote 5 down vote favorite i feel like these two speeches have some things in common like how they're both striving for something in the name of love but i'm not too sure.
Plato: love and lust in republic, symposium, and phaedrus - powerpoint ppt presentation the presentation will start after a short (15 second) video ad from one of our sponsors. In plato's work symposium, phaedrus, pausania, eryximachus, aristophane and agathon, each of them presents a speech to either praise or definite love phaedrus first points out that love is the primordial god pausanias brings the theme of virtue into the discussion. However, socrates, through his speech in plato's symposium puts love in a different light phaedrus starts off saying that love was a great.
Symposium is central in plato's philosophy, since it talks about love and ideas commentary on plato symposium after this speech, eryximachus said he would. The two dialogues together contain the whole philosophy of plato on the nature of love, which in the republic and in the later writings of plato is only introduced playfully or as a figure of speech but in the phaedrus and symposium love and philosophy join hands, and one is an aspect of the other. Phaedrus phaedrus is commonly paired on the one hand with gorgias and on the other with symposium-with the former in sharing its principal theme, the liature and limitations of rhetoric, with the latter in containing speeches devoted to the.
A summary of symposium in 's plato (c 427- c 347 bc) phaedrus speaks first, praising love as the oldest of all the gods and the one that does the most to. This page provides a commented plan of plato's phaedrus leading to the detailed plan of each of socrates' three speeches. Plato's dialogue, the phaedrus, an outline plato, phaedrus one of the guests at agathon's symposium recitation of the speech of lysias on love by phaedrus: a.
The phaedrus was presumably composed around 370 bc, about the same time as plato's republic and symposium although ostensibly about the topic of love , the discussion in the dialogue revolves around the art of rhetoric and how it should be practiced, and dwells on subjects as diverse as metempsychosis (the greek tradition of reincarnation. An analysis of love and virtue in plato's symposium but while phaedrus' speech posits love as the reason for acts of courage and sacrifice by lovers and. The speech of phaedrus this feature is not available right now please try again later.
The symposium and the phaedrus: plato's erotic dialogues (suny series in ancient greek philosophy) a reflection on the nature of erotic love, the love that begins. The symposium - plato kyung min lee recitation leader: matthew goldstone 2-24-15 texts and ideas plato's symposium is a series of speeches of love given in honor of the tragedian, agathon. Start studying plato 'the symposium' learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools 'phaedrus' speech went rather like that.