philosophy notes 9 - -Agathon love is youngest of Gods and...

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Symposium -genesis, purpose and nature of love - each man delivers a speech in praise of love - Socrates Purpose of love is to become a lover of wisdom - Phaedrus love is an ancient God, the most honored and most powerful in helping men gain honor and blessedness -Pausanias Love causes virtue -Eryximachus love governs medicine, music and astronomy and its principle regulates hot and cold, wet and dry and this results in health -Aristophanes love restores us to a condition of blessedness and happiness
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Unformatted text preview: -Agathon love is youngest of Gods and is an enemy of old age. God of love shuns the very sight of senility and clings to youth Alcibades Socrates is only person who made him feel shame but pays tribute tribute to him Belief is in between Ignorance and Wisdom Beliefs are useful but they are prone to attack Pregnancy-In bodyslice of immortality, God-Like, pass genes on In Soulwisdom, ideas, beliefs...
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This note was uploaded on 11/15/2010 for the course PHIL 101 taught by Professor James during the Spring '10 term at Alabama State University.

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