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The Symposium
By Desmond Lee (trans), Christopher Gill (trans) and Plato
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Penguin USA
Publication date May 30, 2006
Pages 107
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780143037538
ISBN-10 0143037536
Dimensions 0.50 by 4.25 by 7 in.
Weight 0.20 lbs.
Original list price $12.00
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: The perfect books for the true book lover, Penguin's Great Ideas series features twelve more groundbreaking works by some of history's most prodigious thinkers. Each volume is beautifully packaged with a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature in great packages at great prices, this series is ideal for those readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped our world.

Plato's retelling of the discourses between Socrates and his friends on such subjects as love and desire, truth and illusion, spiritual transcendence and the qualities of a good ruler, profoundly affected the ways in which we view human relationships, society and leadership—and shaped the whole tradition of Western philosophy.



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