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Selfless Love: Reading the Woman in Plato's Symposium's Ideal Man

Selfless Love: Reading the Woman in Plato's Symposium's Ideal Man English L anguage Notes V olum e X XX IX ♦ N u m b e r 2 ♦ D e c e m b e r 2001 SELFLESS LOVE: READING T H E WOMAN IN PLA TO ’S SYMPOSIUM’S IDEAL MAN In th e final e n co m iu m , o r sp eech seg m en t, o f P la to ’s Sympo­ sium, a p h ilo so p h ic a l treatise o n th e d e v e lo p m e n ta l stages o f th e id eal m an, P lato reveals S o crate s’s m e n to r to b e a w om an. W om en w ere n o t o f h ig h sta n d in g in A n c ie n t G reece. W o m e n ’s q u a litie s w ere s e e n as a n t i t h e t i c a l — a n d , by a s s o c ia tio n , th re a te http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png English Language Notes Duke University Press

Selfless Love: Reading the Woman in Plato's Symposium's Ideal Man

English Language Notes , Volume 39 (2) – Dec 1, 2001

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Copyright © 2001 Regents of the University of Colorado
ISSN
0013-8282
eISSN
2573-3575
DOI
10.1215/00138282-39.2.1
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Abstract

English L anguage Notes V olum e X XX IX ♦ N u m b e r 2 ♦ D e c e m b e r 2001 SELFLESS LOVE: READING T H E WOMAN IN PLA TO ’S SYMPOSIUM’S IDEAL MAN In th e final e n co m iu m , o r sp eech seg m en t, o f P la to ’s Sympo­ sium, a p h ilo so p h ic a l treatise o n th e d e v e lo p m e n ta l stages o f th e id eal m an, P lato reveals S o crate s’s m e n to r to b e a w om an. W om en w ere n o t o f h ig h sta n d in g in A n c ie n t G reece. W o m e n ’s q u a litie s w ere s e e n as a n t i t h e t i c a l — a n d , by a s s o c ia tio n , th re a te

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English Language NotesDuke University Press

Published: Dec 1, 2001

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