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Plato: Lysis

The Lysis (Greek: Λύσις) is a dialogue by Plato on the nature of love and friendship.

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Free Online Texts

Gutenberg: Lysis by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett, multiple formats.

Perseus: Lysis. English text (Lamb, 1955). Greek text (Burnet .ed, 1903)

University of Adelaide (Internet Archive): Lysis, translated by Benjamin Jowett. EPUB, HTML and MOBI formats.

Wikisource: Lysis, translated by Benjamin Jowett, online text.

Other Resources

Approaching Plato: A Guide to the Early and Middle Dialogues

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Wings of Desire: Plato's Erotic Dialogues - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Librivox: Lysis - audiobook

Philpapers: Plato - Lysis - open access papers.

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Plato on Friendship and Eros, by C.D.C Reeve.

Wikipedia: Lysis

The Great Conversation: Further reading at Tom's Learning Notes

Plato: Symposium, Phaedrus - along with the Lysis, these are considered to be Plato's erotic dialogues.

 Ancient Greek resources: learn to read Greek classics in the original.

Bloom's Western Canon: Plato's Dialogues are listed.


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