because it is love that makes us understand that we are all equal

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In the project described here students in the third year of an Italian primary school worked together to dramatize a philosophical dialogue. It was based on revisiting Plato’s Symposium. The philosophy group dramatized the friends meeting at Agathon’s house, the story of the birth of Eros, and Diotima’s narrative. In bringing one’s thoughts onto the stage, one makes them more visible than what is written. It objectifies the ideas, and leads to reflections that are often missed in simply reading.


Platone, diálogo, amore

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