The Last Days of Socrates
Euthyphro/ The Apology/ Crito/ Phaedo
The trial and death of Socrates (469-399 BCE) have almost as central a place in Western consciousness as the trial and death of Jesus. In four superb dialogues, Plato provides the classic account.
A Note on the Texts
ApologyJustice and Duty (i)
CritoJustice and Duty (ii)
PhaedoWisdom and the Soul
Postscript: The Theory of Ideas in the Phaedo