[ fee-druhs, fed-ruhs ]
/ ˈfi drəs, ˈfɛd rəs /
flourished a.d. c40, Roman writer of fables.
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How to use Phaedrus in a sentence
But Plato has not the same mastery over his instrument which he exhibits in the Phaedrus or Symposium.
In four lines, Phaedrus has summed up all the forms of property.
Crito will not believe that Socrates has not improved or perhaps invented the answers of Cleinias (compare Phaedrus).
Also here, as in the Ion and Phaedrus, Plato appears to acknowledge an unreasoning element in the higher nature of man.
British Dictionary definitions for Phaedrus
?15 bc –?50 ad, Roman author of five books of Latin verse fables, based chiefly on Aesop
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