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Understanding Plato: 'The Symposium'
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Series: Understanding Philosophy, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,750. Language: English. Published: December 30, 2010. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
This guide examines Plato's discussion of love in The Symposium. It covers all the speeches, culminating in Alcibiades's drunken homage to Socrates, and explores the moral dimensions Plato attaches to love, as well as key concepts such as Common and Heavenly love.
The First Party
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Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 3,680. Language: English. Published: January 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ancient philosophy
A quorum of influential thinkers set stage for a memorable drinking party circa 380 B.C. Between arguments and a garden variety of layers of wisdom the genesis of platonic love is revealed.
Stanford Law Review: Volume 63, Issue 6 - June 2011: Symposium - the Future of Patents
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 76,040. Language: English. Published: December 21, 2013 by Quid Pro Books. Category: Nonfiction » Law » Intellectual property
This volume, in effect a book on patent law, is the special June 2011 Symposium, featuring cutting-edge articles on patent law and other IP issues related to genetic and biotech innovation and "business methods" — after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Bilski v. Kappos, and beyond. Articles are by leading scholars in the field of intellectual property law.