Phaedo

Plato Personally this dialogue was a bit more difficult to get into than "Symposium" to me, and not because it related to death. The manner in which Socrates evolves his argument was hard to follow and understand for me. Here is what I got out of the texts. A quick summary of Phaedo: On the day of … Continue reading Phaedo

Symposium

Plato Plato is most likely an acquired taste, when I started reading this dialogue it was slow and dull, but the further I read the more intriguing it became.Below are some passages I deemed important. "Evil is the vulgar lover who loves the body rather than the soul, and who is inconstant because he is … Continue reading Symposium