Plato: On Love, Plato
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Plato: On Love

Author: Plato

Narrator: Robin Field

Unabridged: 2 hr 47 min

Format: Digital Audiobook

Publisher: Christianaudio

Published: 07/01/2010

Genre: Literary Collections - Ancient, Classical & Medieval

Synopsis

Plato's dialogue in the Symposium, which has as its topic the subject of love, explores the idea of love as a means of ascent to contemplation of the Divine. For Plato, generally, to love other human beings is to direct one's mind to love of Divinity. One proceeds from recognition of another's beauty to appreciation of Beauty as it exists apart from any individual, to consideration of Divinity, the source of Beauty, to love of Divinity. Influential, particularly in Victorian England, Plato’s thoughts On Love are timelessly presented in this fresh recording.

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