Plato on Love
Lysis, Symposium, Phaedrus, Alcibiades, with Selections from Republic and Laws
Reeve's Introduction provides a wealth of historical information about Plato and Socrates, and the sexual norms of classical Athens. His introductory essay looks closely at the dialogues themselves and includes the following sections: Socrates and the Art of Love; Socrates and Athenian Paiderastia; Loving Socrates; Love and the Ascent to the Beautiful; The Art and Psychology of Love Explained; and Writing about Love.
226 pages; ISBN 9781603842754
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Title: Plato on Love
Author: C.D.C. Reeve
American Sniper 2012 US$ 7.99 400 pages