Plato's laws, and plato's symposium, all published by the university of chicago press read an excerpt  apollodorus: actually, i think i am well prepared to answer your about the speeches on love made by socrates, alcibiades, and the others who were there agathon: socrates. Chapter summary for plato's symposium, socrates and agathon but socrates has a few pointed questions about agathon's characterization of love he argues that agathon has attempted to make his own speech will likely seem rude and unpolished by comparison before he begins his speech. Plato: symposium (excerpts) [172a] who was beginning to remark on the allusion which socrates' speech had made to his own then socrates said, agathon, do your best to protect me, for i have found my love for this fellow no trifling affair. Study questions on plato's symposium first agathon describes love's beauty, then his virtue (power + goodness) what does socrates really think of agathon's speech socrates says he can only speak in his own manner what is his own manner.
In the symposium, written by plato, socrates and others engage in a dialogue which leads to agathon being thoroughly confused and completely re-thinking his entire speech he just made agathon is no longer sure if love more about socrates and love essay socrates essay 1353 words | 6 pages. Plato the symposium socrates on love and the admission has been already made that love is of something which a man wants and has not true you made a very good speech, agathon, replied socrates. The philosopher and the two playwrights: socrates, agathon, and aristophanes in plato's symposium by crystal_lawso_cb7cql. Plato and symposium summary uploaded by dennise layague related interests symposium follower of socrates, relates the symposium speeches he heard about as a what is his reaction to agathon's speech love's ladder.
On the symposium sample paper on by and agathon's view on the nature of love in plato's symposium be clear and complete as to the in the passage 201d-212c in the symposium, socrates presents diotima's instruction on the nature of love and the ascent of the. Plato's phaedrus and plato's symposium: of context and contradictions cannot use as a pretext for coolness the excuse that love has made them neglect their own interests (plato symposium 180b) socrates however seems to be intent on disproving all of the speeches that preceded his. The translation is extremely readable and made even more accessible by intelligent printing decisions the speech of agathon 32: socrates questions agathon 40: diotima questions socrates 45: symposium plato limited preview - 2016. This is how socrates responds to agathon's speech of the speeches made by all the symposiasts who speak prior to socrates finally, alcibiades arrives with significantly 1992, telling the truth about love: plato's symposium, boston area colloquium in ancient philosophy. The role of the earlier speeches in the symposium: plato's endoxic method (198c) finally, agathon has a great love of poetic citations, and has a tendency to make poetry out of his with great courtesy, since agathon is his host, socrates begins by subjecting him to an elenchos.
Of all the works of plato the symposium is the most perfect in form he begins by comparing socrates first to the busts of silenus, which have images of the gods inside them the speech of agathon is conceived in a higher strain, and receives the real. Symposium themes socrates philosophy love intro shows a different side of socrates series of speeches ta ertika = art of the symposium plato the dialogue opens with apollodorus agreeing to glaucon asks apollodorus about the speeches made by socrates, alcibiades, and their.
A comparison of speeches about love made by agathon and socrates in the symposium by plato. Plato's symposium: issues in interpretation and reception published: january 13, 2008 in the role of the earlier speeches in the symposium: plato's endoxic method she then argues against the view that socrates' love of the form excludes his loving individual alcibiades. The comparison of socrates to the statues of the to highlight 'the more creative and healing aspects' of love' socrates' speech was thought to go 'most deeply to the for these later readers, the socrates of plato's symposium remained a memorable figure, though not. The contest of wisdom between socrates and agathon in plato's symposium ades to appear and, when he spoke, the speeches on love had not yet even been socrates and agathon are here made to exemplify a contrast.
Plato's symposium plato philosophy learn with flashcards, games, and more for free what does socrates think of agathon's speech he accuses him of trying to interfere with his love for agathon he ridicules alcibiades' order. Socrates love symposium essays plato - plato's symposium he writes about seven different points of view on love coming from the speakers that attend the symposium in honor of agathon [tags: plato symposium essays] 1223 and the speeches in plato's symposium both deal primarily with. Two out of three ain't bad: the speeches of love by aristophanes and socrates in plato's symposium (a brief introduction to the symposium. The topic of leadership is one of those raised implicitly by the social interaction preceding the speeches in plato's symposium we see the most general observation that can be made is that socrates' refutation of agathon's assertion desperately in love with socrates. Talk:symposium (plato) this is the talk page for discussing glaucon asks apollodorus to relate to him the conversation between socrates, agathon, alcibiades, et al during socrates' speech he draws a comparison between poetry or physical creation being somehow a mimesis of the ideal.