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Last Days of Socrates

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ISBN-10: 0140455493

ISBN-13: 9780140455496

Edition: 2010

Authors: Plato, Christopher Rowe, Plat�, Plato, Plato

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‘Consider just this, and give your minds to this alone: whether or not what I say is just’ Plato’s account of Socrates’ trial and death (399 BC) is a significant moment in Classical literature and the life of Classical Athens. In these four dialogues, Plato develops the Socratic belief in responsibility for one’s self and shows Socrates living and dying under his philosophy. In Euthyphro, Socrates debates goodness outside the courthouse; Apology sees him in court, rebutting all charges of impiety; in Crito, he refuses an entreaty to escape from prison; and in Phaedo, Socrates faces his impending death with calmness and skilful discussion of immortality.Christopher Rowe’s introduction to his…    
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Book details

List price: $19.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 1/25/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.24" wide x 8.15" long x 0.59" tall
Weight: 0.440
Language: English

Christopher Rowe is professor of Greek at the University of Durham.

General Introduction
Select Bibliography and Further Reading
A Note on the Text and Translation
Introduction to Euthyphro
Introduction to the Apology
The Apology of Socrates ('Socrates' Defence')
Introduction to Crito
Introduction to Phaedo