The English Patient: A Classical Tragedy of Love and Paradox

By |2014-01-22T14:52:53-06:00June 4th, 2013|Categories: Culture, Film|

In Plato’s timeless Symposium, the wise Diotima tells Socrates: “He who has followed the path of love’s initiation in the proper order will on arriving at the end suddenly perceive a marvelous beauty, the source of all our efforts.” For Socrates, Beauty is on a par with Goodness and Truth in the trinity of perfect [...]