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The Last Days of Socrates

Euthyphro/ The Apology/ Crito/ Phaedo

Plato - Author

Hugh Tredennick - Translator

Harold Tarrant - Editor

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ISBN 9780140449280 | 272 pages | 29 Apr 2003 | Penguin Classics | 5.07 x 7.79in | 18 - AND UP
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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.

The Last Days of Socrates Chronology
Preface
General Introduction
Further Reading
A Note on the Texts

Euthyphro—Holiness
Socrates in Confrontation

Apology—Justice and Duty (i)
Socrates Speaks at his Trial

Crito—Justice and Duty (ii)
Socrates in Prison

Phaedo—Wisdom and the Soul
Socrates about to Die

Postscript: The Theory of Ideas in the Phaedo

Notes
Index