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Book Title: The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues|
The author of the book: Plato
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 957 KB
Edition: Dover Publications
Date of issue: March 1st 2012
ISBN 13: 9780486111346
Read full description of the books The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues:This attractive volume brings together the three Platonic dialogues relating to the dramatic trial and death of Plato's tutor Socrates; the Apology, Crito and Phaedo. The three dialogues in this volume brilliantly capture the drama of Socrates' trial, the courage of his defence and acceptance of his fate, as well as clearly setting out the philosophical beliefs of both Socrates and Plato.
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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.
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