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Seth Benardete papersSeries I. Reading Notes on Literary and Philosophical Texts ➔ Plato's Lysis (The New School, Fall 1993)

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New School for Social Research (New York, N.Y. : 1919-1997). Graduate Faculty. (host institution)



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Lecture notes for a course. As described in the New School course catalog, the theme of this dialogue is friendship, but its frame is determind by eros. The double way in which philosophy can be understood, through either eros or literally through the philia in its name, determines this presentation by Socrates. Its connection with the Symposium and Phaedrus, as well as with Aristotle's double treatment of friendship in the Nicomachean Ethics will be explored.

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