6 edition of Alcibiades found in the catalog.
December 8, 2005
by Kessinger Publishing, LLC
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||52|
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ALCIBIADES: Perhaps, Socrates, you are not aware that I was just going to ask you the very same question--What do you want? And what is your motive in annoying me, and always, wherever I am, making a point of coming? (Compare Symp.) I do really wonder what you . A very brief conclusion, Chapter 8, suggests certain ways in which the dialogue can educate modern readers. The book has two addenda, a very short one building on a parallel investigation of Plato's Apology and the Alcibiades first raised in Chapter 6 and a longer one on "Socratic traditionalism." Commentaries on dialogues often begin with a.
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Mar 24, · "Alcibiades: Athenian Playboy, General and Traitor" by P.J. Rhodes is a condensed and erudite portrayal of a complicated character during a complicated period in Ancient Greece. The book is a noble attempt at a complex biography. On a certain level, that of a scholar of classical Greece, the book succeeds emmensely/5(5).
Aug 26, · Alcibiades I [Plato Plato, Benjamin Jowett] on mpcs.online *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The First Alcibiades or Alcibiades I by Plato is a dialogue featuring Alcibiades in conversation with Socrates.
The first topic they explore is the essence of politics – war and peace. Socrates claims that people must Alcibiades book on just grounds/5(5). The Alcibiades was widely read in antiquity as the very best introduction to Plato. In spite of its ancient reputation, many modern scholars have thought that the Alcibiades is not by Plato and it has therefore lacked a decent commentary/5.
Jul 01, · It's kind of a shame because Alcibiades is one of those dudes that should never be boring or fade into the background. And yet Rhoades somehow managed to do just that. This book is the first biography that I've read of the man Alcibiades so the expectations were low, and I'll admit freely that I found this book a pretty enjoyable read/5.
Aug 28, · Steven Pressfield himself declared that Tides of War was his least critically acclaimed book as it is so different from Gates of Fire. While the latter had characters who were admirable except for the somewhat villain Polynikes.
Yet Tides of War is a Alcibiades book book. With Pressfield I have decided not to focus on the battles like the 8th grader/5. Dec 24, · Alcibiades, brilliant but unscrupulous Athenian politician and military commander who provoked the sharp political antagonisms at Athens that were the main causes of Athens’ defeat by Sparta in the Peloponnesian War (– bc).
Well-born and wealthy, Alcibiades was only a. Alcibiades is a young Athenian man, arrogant and intelligent, pondering his future course in life. Socrates is older, wiser, and devoted to Alcibiades.
In a series of dialogues, Socrates attempts to convince the younger man to abandon his political ambition Price: $1. Alcibiades was born in / BCE, the son of the Athenian politician Cleinias, and his mother Deinomache was from the ancient aristocratic family the Alkmeonidai.
Alcibiades was also the nephew of the great Athenian statesman Pericles, and he spent his childhood in the family home of his famous uncle. As a young man, he was the pupil and. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg. ALCIBIADES I INTRODUCTION. The First Alcibiades is a conversation between Socrates and Alcibiades.
Socrates is represented in the character which he attributes to himself in the Apology of a know-nothing who detects the conceit of knowledge in others.
Jan 14, · He wrote a very dry book on Alcibiades in or You will be most interested in his book ‘The Athenian Empire’ (; revised ), which is a hard swallow but engages with all the most important evidence with a relatively light touch.
Dec 03, · The author shows throughout the book that there is little doubt that Alcibiades was very talented, in addition to being very handsome. He became a good orator, was extremely charismatic and also probably too clever for his own good. One of the most valuable elements of this book /5(10).
Dec 06, · The book describes one of history’s most flamboyant, ambitious, and controversial personalities, Alcibiades of Athens. Alcibiades—a rich, witty, Athenian politician and general—was a prominent figure during the volatile times surrounding the Peloponnesian War.
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who has given so profound and complex a notion of the characters both of Alcibiades and Socrates in the Symposium /5(). The book, as he acknowledges, was “written not for the specialist but for the general reader” in the hope that we will be captivated by the mercurial Athenian, Alcibiades—a figure who, rather than following the Delphic norm of “nothing in excess,” provoked the nemesis, the punishment of the gods, by seemingly doing everything in excess.
By: Plato (Πλάτων) (c. BC - c. BC) As Jowett relates in his brilliant introduction, 95% of Plato's writing is certain and his reputation rests soundly on this foundation. The Alcibiades 1 appears to be a short work by Plato with only two characters: Socrates and Alcibiades.
"This book is an engaging, wittily written analysis of the conversations between Alcibiades and Socrates. Ariel Helfer captures well the challenges and difficulties of a Socratic education, and in the process, he also brings out important questions about the desire to do good, political power, dependence on the divine, and the meaning of fame.
Sep 06, · The Alcibiades was widely read in antiquity as the very best introduction to Plato. In spite of its ancient reputation, many modern scholars have thought that the Alcibiades is not by Plato and it has therefore lacked a decent commentary. This edition remedies that situation.
The notes explain difficulties of linguistic, literary and philosophical detail.4/5(1). Alcibiades' speech serves primarily to show that Socrates exemplifies the qualities of the ideal lover alluded to in Diotima's speech.
He seems completely aloof from physical pleasures, disdainful of Alcibiades' sexual advances, and seeks to lead Alcibiades and other youths through the ascent toward the Form of Beauty. Alcibiades appears garlanded, young, beautiful, and drunk, much the way Dionysus is often depicted.
He is coming in from a street-party, and is accompanied by many revelers, just as Dionysus is frequently accompanied by his Bacchae. Further, Alcibiades urges the .Sep 30, · Alcibiades audiobook. The First Alcibiades is the first of the three dialogues between Socrates and Alcibiades.
Scholars agree that it was written by .Although The Life of Alcibiades was originally published inand there have been other newer detailed works published on Alcibiades since then, no other work captures the passion and the excitement of the brilliant but erratic career of Alcibiades as Benson's biography does.