The Symposium

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141912022
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Thetranslation is based throughout onthetext ofKenneth Dover's edition(Plato:
Symposium, Cambridge, 1980). Dover's commentary is ... Iamgrateful to Robin
Waterfield (then an adviser for Penguin Classics) for suggesting thatIprepare ...

Socrates Defence

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141397659
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Here are stories lyrical and savage; poems epic and intimate; essays satirical and inspirational; and ideas that have shaped the lives of millions. Plato (474 BC-347 BC).

Conversations Of Socrates

Author: Xenophon
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141915447
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Xenophon's portrait is the only one other than Plato's to survive, and while it offers a very personal interpretation of Socratic thought, it also reveals much about the man and his philosophical views.

The Last Days Of Socrates

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141965886
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Christopher Rowe's introduction to his powerful new translation examines the book's themes of identity and confrontation, and explores how its content is less historical fact than a promotion of Plato's Socratic philosophy.

Early Socratic Dialogues

Author: Plato
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9780140444476
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Together, these dialogues provide a definitive portrait of the real Socrates and raise issues still keenly debated by philosophers, forming an incisive overview of Plato's philosophy.

Essays And Aphorisms

Author: Arthur Schopenhauer
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921757
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This innovative - and pessimistic - view has proved powerfully influential upon philosophy and art, directly affecting the work of Nietzsche, Wittgenstein and Wagner among others.

The Decameron

Author: Giovanni Boccaccio
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141921579
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Less preoccupied with abstract concepts of morality or religion than earthly values, the tales range from the bawdy Peronella hiding her lover in a tub to Ser Cepperallo, who, despite his unholy effrontery, becomes a Saint.

Frogs And Other Plays

Author: Aristophanes
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141935774
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The master of ancient Greek comic drama, Aristophanes combined slapstick, humour and cheerful vulgarity with acute political observations.