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The last days of Socrates

Author: Plato.; Hugh Tredennick; Harold Tarrant
Publisher: London ; New York : Penguin Books, ©2003.
Series: Penguin classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Plato.; Hugh Tredennick; Harold Tarrant
ISBN: 0140449280 9780140449280
OCLC Number: 59403583
Notes: "Reprinted with updated Further reading 2003"--Title page verso.
Description: xliv, 256 pages ; 20 cm.
Contents: Euthyphro ---
Apology ---
Crito ---
Series Title: Penguin classics.
Other Titles: Dialogues.
Responsibility: Plato ; translated by Hugh Tredennick and Harold Tarrant ; introduction and notes by Harold 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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