Esteban Bieda: Gorgias, the eighth orator. Gorgianic echoes in Agathon’s Speech in the Symposium
A. Form: cosmetic correspondences
B. Style: the ἴσα λέγειν
C. Content of both speeches: encomium of lógos, encomium of Éros
Beatriz Bossi: Plato’s Phaedrus: A Play Inside the Play
II. “Dear Phaedrus, where are you going and where do you come from?”(227a1)
III. “If I don’t know Phaedrus, I have forgotten myself” (228a5–6)
IV. “I investigate not these things but myself” (230a3)
V. “Perhaps the attack may be averted” (238d6)
VI. “This way my story will meet the end it deserves, and I will cross this stream and leave before you put some further compulsion upon me” (241e8–242a2).
VII. Soc.: “Where is the boy to whom I was speaking? He should hear this also; if he does not, he may rush to please the non-lover. Phaed.: “Here he is, always by your side, very close, whenever you want him” (243e4–8).
Gabriele Cornelli: He longs for him, he hates him and he wants him for himself: The Alcibiades Case between Socrates and Plato
Debra Nails: Five Platonic Characters
V. Unnamed of Athens
Modern Works Cited
Francisco Bravo: Who Is Plato’s Callicles and What Does He Teach?
I. Callicles and the Thesis of the Strongest’s Rights
II. Callicles’ Allies
III. Who Is the Strongest?
IV. Who Is Callicles?
Michele Corradi: Doing business with Protagoras (Prot. 313e): Plato and the Construction of a Character
1. Memory of the μῦθος
2. From the Protagoras to the Republic: politics, παιδεία and poetry
3. Punishment τοῦ μέλλοντος χάριν
4. An ἀγγεῖον for Protagoras’ μαθήματα
Marcelo D. Boeri: Theaetetus and Protarchus: two philosophical characters or what a philosophical soul should do
Plato’s spokesmen and Plato’s voice
Theaetetus and Protarchus as philosophical interlocutors
Epilogue: the dialogue as a cooperative work
Christian Keime: The Role of Diotima in the Symposium: The Dialogue and Its Double