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Table of Contents:
§ i. Summary of the Argument.
§ ii. The Framework of the Dialogue.
§ iv. Socrates and Diotima.
1 “The character of Alcibiades, who is the same strange contrast of great powers and great vices which meets us in history, is drawn to the life” (Jowett, Plato I. p. 526).
2 See Introd. § ii. (A) ad fin.; and Gomperz, G. T. II. pp. 394 ff.
3 See Introd. § vi. 3, where some details of the way in which Alcib. echoes the language of the earlier speakers will be found.
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