Monday, February 18, 2013

Philosophy Wire: The worlds most famous hiccup

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Philosophy Wire by Spiros Kakos [2013-02-18]:

In Plato's Symposium, Aristophanes cannot speak when his turn comes due to a hiccup. He then calls Eriximachus, his physician, to speak on his behalf. A seemingly funny event, is trying to reveal to us a very important truth: that the unspoken can affect Logos, usually in ways we cannot even imagine...

(in continuation of The power of Humor & Jokes)

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