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Phaedo by Plato

Phaedo by Plato
  • #: 118015
  • Price: $3.99 In Apple Store
  • Category: Books
  • Updated: 2010-04-03
  • Current Version: 1.2
  • 1.2
  • Size: 1.50 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller: Indianic, LLC
  • Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 2.2 or later
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Phaedo

by Plato translated by Benjamin Jowett

"Plato's Phaedo is one of the great dialogues of his middle period, along with the Republic and the Symposium. The Phaedo is also Plato's fifth and last dialogue (the first four being Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Meno) which details the final days of Socrates and contains the scene of his death. The dialogue is told from the perspective of one of Socrates' students, Phaedo of Elis. Having been present at Socrates' death bed, Phaedo relates the dialogue to Echecrates, a fellow philosopher.

In the dialogue set forth in the Phaedo, Socrates discusses the nature of the afterlife. This dialogue is narrated to us along with Echecrates, by Plato, through Phaedo. By engaging in dialectic with two of his friends, the Thebans Cebes and Simmias, Socrates explores various arguments for the soul's immortality in order to show that there is an afterlife in which the soul will dwell following death."

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