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|Named Person:||Socrates.; Socrates.|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Plato.; Hugh Tredennick; Harold Tarrant
|Language Note:||Translated from the Ancient Greek.|
|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.|
|Responsibility:||Plato ; translated by Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant ; introduction and notes by Harld Tarrant.|
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 developed his own philosophy, based on Socrates' manifesto for a life guided by self-responsibilty.
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