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The last days of Socrates : Euthypho, Apology, Crito, Phaedo

Author: Plato.; Hugh Tredennick; Harold Tarrant
Publisher: London : Penguin, 1993
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Reprinted with updated further readingView all editions and formats
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Socrates spent a lifetime analysing ethical issues, and the Euthyphro finds him outside the court-house, still debating the nature of piety with an arrogant acquaintance. The Apology is both a robust rebuttal to the charges of impiety and corrupting young minds and a definitive defence of the philosopher's life. Later, condemned and imprisoned in the Crito, Socrates counters the arguments of friends urging him to  Read more...
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Named Person: Socrates.; Socrates.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; Hugh Tredennick; Harold Tarrant
ISBN: 0140449280 9780140449280
Language Note: Translated from the Ancient Greek.
OCLC Number: 51272320
Description: xliv, 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Euthyphro: Holiness: Socrates in confrontation --
Apology: justice and duty (I): Socrates speaks at his trial --
Crito: justice and duty (II): Socrates in prison --
Phaedo: wisdom and the soul: Socrates about to die --
Postscript: the theory of ideas in the Phaedo.
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Dialogues.
Responsibility: Plato ; translated by Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant ; introduction and notes by Harld Tarrant.

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The trial and condemnation of Socrates for heresy and corrupting young minds is a defining moment in the history of Classical Athens. In tracing these events through four dialogues, Plato also  Read more...
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