The Symposium by Plato

The Symposium

Plato with Christopher Gill (Translator)

144 pages first pub -380 (editions)

nonfiction classics philosophy informative reflective medium-paced


A fascinating discussion on sex, gender, and human instincts, as relevant today as everIn the course of a lively drinking party, a group of Athenian intellectuals exchange views on eros, or desire. From their conversation emerges a series of subtl...

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