31 - Wings of Desire: Plato's Erotic Dialogues
In this episode, Peter discusses Plato’s erotic dialogues, the Lysis, the Phaedrus and the Symposium, and talks about the relationship between love, friendship and philosophy in Plato’s thought.
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• G. Ferrari, “Platonic Love,” in The Cambridge Companion to Plato, ed. R. Kraut (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1992), 248-76.
• A. Nehemas and P. Woodruff, Plato: Symposium and Plato: Phaedrus (Indianapolis: Hackett, 1989, 1995).
• T. Penner and C. Rowe, Plato's Lysis (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
• A. Price, Love and Friendship in Plato and Aristotle (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989).
• C.D.C. Reeve, 1992, “Telling the Truth About Love: Plato's Symposium,” Boston Area Colloquium in Ancient Philosophy 8 (1992), 89-114.
• C.J. Rowe, Plato: Phaedrus (Warminster: Aris and Phillips, 1986).
• F.C.C. Sheffield, Plato's Symposium: The Ethics of Desire (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2006).
• G. Vlastos, "The Individual as Object of Love in Plato," in G. Vlastos, Platonic Studies (Princeton: 1981), 3-34.