Phaedrus (World's Classics)
Publish date: August 31st 2009
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
Phaedrus is another Socratic dialogue, but one which actually is a dialogue. Socrates runs into his friend Phaedrus, who tells him of a conversation he just had with Lysias, a mutual acquaintance. As in the Symposium http://www.goodreads.com/review/show/711991082the topic is love, but here, instead ...
Phaedrus is Socrates' discussion about love (eros). He moves from discussing love to discussing the nature of the soul. His argument is the basis for Aristotle's proof that there must be some sort of god, which was heavily influential on medieval philosphers and even apologists today. The reader ...