Alcibiades [Plato]

 

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“This dialogue is the beginning of all philosophy, as indeed is the knowledge of ourselves; and for this reason scattered throughout it is the exposition of many logical theorems, the elucidation of many points of ethics and such matters as contribute to our general investigation concerning happiness (eudaimonia), and the outline of many doctrines leading us to the study of natural phenomena or even to the truth concerning divine matters themselves, in order that as it were in outline in this dialogue the one, common and complete plan of all philosophy may be comprised, being revealed through our actual first turning towards ourselves.” Proclus

Click on the image to view part 1 of Alcibiades – Translated by D. S, Hutchinson, in Plato; Complete Works (Hackett 1997), edited by Cooper and Hutchinson, adapted & narrated by Jason Youngman.

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About Jason Youngman

I am an explorer of volition and soul, a song under a night's sky and a dream that forever yearns to be.
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