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  • Book: The Last Days of Socrates (Penguin Classics)
  • Author: Plato, Christopher Rowe
  • Number of pages: 256
  • E-book file-sizes: 3.07 – 10.56 Mb

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A new translation of Plato’s four-part dialogue that eulogizes the genius of his mentor Socrates. Plato’s account of Socrates’ trial and death in 399 BC represents a significant moment in Western literature as well as a watershed in the life of ancient Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one’s self and shows Socrates- condemned to suicide by his fellow Athenians-living and dying under his own philosophy. In Euthyphro, Socrates debates goodness outside the courthouse; Apology sees him in court, rebutting all charges of impiety; in Crito, he refuses an entreaty to escape from prison; and in Phaedo, Socrates faces his impending death with calmness and a skillful discussion of immortality.Read more Read less

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