The Trial and Death of Socrates by Plato audiobook

The Trial and Death of Socrates

By Plato
Read by Bruce Alexander and a full cast

Naxos
4.66 Hours Unabridged
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    ISBN: 9781094016979

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The Trial and Death of Socrates remains a powerful document, partly because it is a true—perhaps in certain parts verbatim—account of the end of one of the greatest figures in history. In The Apology, Socrates defends himself before the Athenian court against charges of corrupting youth. Phaedo is the account, by a young man, of the actual last words and moments of Socrates. These are presented with scene-setting introductions to the historical situation.

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The Trial and Death of Socrates remains a powerful document, partly because it is a true—perhaps in certain parts verbatim—account of the end of one of the greatest figures in history. In The Apology, Socrates defends himself before the Athenian court against charges of corrupting youth. Phaedo is the account, by a young man, of the actual last words and moments of Socrates. These are presented with scene-setting introductions to the historical situation.

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Author Bio: Plato

Author Bio: Plato

Plato (c. 427–347 BC) stands with Socrates and Aristotle as one of the shapers of the whole intellectual tradition of the West. He founded in Athens the Academy, the first permanent institution devoted to philosophical research and teaching, and the prototype of all Western universities.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Philosophy
Runtime: 4.66
Audience: Adult
Language: English