Ratings : 27744

Review : 665


Published : Jun. 1, 2001

By : Hackett Publishing Company

Language : eng

Paperback : 58 Pages

Published : Jun. 1, 2001

By : Hackett Publishing Company

Language : eng

Paperback : 58 Pages

The Trial and Death of Socrates (Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo (death scene only))

27744 Ratings - 665 Review

The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates contains the dialogs: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and from Phaedo the death scene only (114d-118a)

It presents G. M. A. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works (Hackett, 1997). A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a select bibliography.



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ABOUT Plato

(Greek: Πλάτων) (Arabic: أفلاطون) (Alternate Spelling: Platón, Platone)
Plato is a Classical Greek philosopher, mathematician, student of Socrates, writer of philosophical dialogues, and founder of the Academy in Athens, the first institution of higher learning in the Western world. Along with his mentor, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle, Plato helped to lay the foundations of Western philosophy and science.

Plato is one of the most important Western philosophers, exerting influence on virtually every figure in philosophy after him. His dialogue The Republic is known as the first comprehensive work on political philosophy. Plato also contributed foundationally to ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology. His student, Aristotle, is also an extremely influential philosopher and the tutor of Alexander the Great of Macedonia.