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The Final Days of Socrates by Plato

The Final Days of Socrates

by Plato

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Unabridged Edition
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Plato recorded the final days of his mentor, Socrates, who was tried and condemned in Athens in 399 B.C. on trumped-up charges of being a heretic and corrupter of the young. This collection comprises 4 books: Euthyphro, in which Socrates engages Euthyphro in a debate on the steps of the courthouse where he is to stand trial, The Apology, in which Socrates argues on his own behalf, Crito, in which Socrates's friends and supporters visit him in prison and urge him to recant, and Phaedo, in which there is a debate on the destination of the soul, and, eventually, the philosopher's end.

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  • Published: December 1999
  • LearnOutLoud.com Product ID: T071746
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