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The hoped-for result of my study will be to discover that the genius of philosophy and that of literature do not change places, yet are somehow the same; and if this conclusion involves getting rid of certain textbook conceptions of either philosophy or literature, this too will be all to the good.


George Kimball Plochmann presented " Hiccups and Other Interruptions in the Symposium" to the Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy at its meeting with the Eastern Division of the American Philosophical Association in December 1962. This paper was published in the Bucknell Review 11 (1963) 1-18 as “Hiccups and Hangovers in the Symposium,” and reprinted with the title "Supporting Themes in the Symposium" in John P. Anton & George Kustas, eds. 1971. Essays in Ancient Greek Philosophy vol. 1, SUNY, 328-344.

An obituary of George Kimball Plochmann was published in the Southern Illinoisan on August 27, 2014.