The Last Days of Socrates

The Last Days of Socrates


Translator:
Editor: Harold Tarrant

Format
Paperback
Price
$14.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140449280
  • 272 Pages
  • Penguin Classics
  • Adult

Overview

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.

Table of Contents

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

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