Help me with philosophy question!! Plato and Love

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One of the background themes of Plato's Alcibiades is love. What does the text imply about the nature of love? Using close readings of textual passages, defend an interpretation of Plato's implied position about love and show how that interpretation survives a strong objection. 300-400 words

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According to Plato, love is a human fact which cannot be denied or evaded. However,
what is not clear is whether love is simply just desires to be wanted to belong or to hold or there
is more. The situation further gets tricky as one cannot really explain what love is. Does love
apply reason or it is just feelings which cannot be controlled by human beings. Does love know
how to say no, does it have li...

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