My goal is to cast light on the philosophical function of that much and unjustly maligned character, the non-lover. In a secondary sense, my paper is intended as evidence of a thesis on how to read a Platonic dialogue. We recall the Symposium in order to contrast the Phaedrus.
Rosen, Stanley, "The Non-Lover in Plato's Phaedrus" (1968). The Society for Ancient Greek Philosophy Newsletter. 66.