Phaedrus Sources and ClassicNote Author

  • Alfred Geier. Plato's Erotic Thought: The Tree of the Unknown. Rochester, NY: University of Rochester Press, 2002.

  • Alexander Nehamas and Paul Woodruff. "Introduction" in Phaedrus. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 1995.

  • Graeme Nicholson. Plato's Phaedrus: The Philosophy of Love. West Lafayette, IN: Purdue University Press, 1999.

  • Walter J. Ong. Orality and Literacy: The Technologizing of the Word. London: Routledge, 1989.

  • Plato. Phaedrus. Trans. Alexander Nehamas and Paul Woodruff. Indianapolis, IN: Hackett Publishing Company, 1995.

  • Friedrich Schleiermacher. Introduction to the Dialogues of Plato. Trans. William Dobson. Cambridge: J. & J.J. Deighton, 1836.

  • Further Reading

  • Jacques Derrida. "Plato's Pharmacy" in Disseminations. Trans. Barbara Johnson. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1983.

  • K.J. Dover. Greek Homosexuality. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1978.

  • Michel Foucault. The Use of Pleasure. Vol. 2 of The History of Sexuality. New York: Pantheon Books, 1985.

  • Eric A. Havelock, Preface to Plato. Cambridge, MA: Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1963.

  • Friedrich Nietzsche. The Birth of Tragedy. Trans. Douglas Smith. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000.