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The Trial and Death of Socrates: Four Dialogues (Dover Thrift Editions)

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Among the most important and influential philosophical works in Western thought: Euthyphro, exploring the concepts and aims of piety and religion; Apology, a defense of the integrity of Socrates' teachings; Crito, exploring Socrates' refusal to flee his death sentence; and Phaedo, in which Socrates embraces death and discusses the immortality of the soul.

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Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo. Translations by Benjamin Jowett.

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Among the most important and influential philosophical works in Western thought: the dialogues entitled Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo. Translations by distinguished classical scholar Benjamin Jowett.

About the Author

Plato ranks among the most familiar ancient philosophers, along with his teacher, Socrates, and his student, Aristotle. In addition to writing philosophical dialogues — used to teach logic, ethics, rhetoric, religion, and mathematics as well as philosophy — he founded Athens' Academy, the Western world's first institution of higher learning.

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9780486270661
Translator:
Jowett, Benjamin
Author:
Jowett, Benjamin
Author:
Plato
Author:
Dover Thrift Editions
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Ancient
Subject:
Philosophy, ancient
Subject:
Socrates
Subject:
History & Surveys - Ancient & Classical
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Subject:
Ancient, Classical & Medieval
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Edition Description:
Trade Paper
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Dover Thrift Editions
Publication Date:
19920231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
8.25 x 5.19 in 0.25 lb
Age Level:
from 14

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