Five Dialogues. Second Edition. Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Meno. Phaedo. Translated Euthyphro is surprised to meet Socrates near the king-archon’s court. The NOOK Book (eBook) of the Plato: Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo by Plato at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on. The Paperback of the Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo by Plato at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $ or more!.

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Ships from and sold by Amazon. A good philosophical question has great reach. Feb 16, Grah rated it it was qpology. One of the those it’s a bit impertinent to review. Plato’s Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo: Second, there is Plato’s give for imagery. It would thus appear that the philosopher is, ultimately, a spiritual man. Both are very readable.

Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo.

Citation – Five dialogues : euthyphro, apology, crito, meno, phaedo – UW-Madison Libraries

Plato – – Hackett Publishing Company. The most important thing is not life, but the good life. One needs not to seek solace in whatever religion once he or she is acquainted with this work. My particular favorites of these five are: However, the translation is good, critto a bit literal.

But it was also a hilarious reading. Thank you for your feedback.

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Kindle Edition Verified Purchase. Plato is brilliant – he blows my mind.

Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Sep 25, Eryn rated it really liked it Shelves: This Hackett edition is nice but not great. The second edition of Five Dialogues presents G. Unless I am very much mistaken, this dialog is the fundamental origin of the belief in an immortal soul in all of subsequent western thought, religion, a I was always interested in the life of Socrates, and how he willingly accepted his own death at his own trial, and even refused to escape or go into exile.


A monument to humanity—even if women don’t get to participate in the dialogues and all the men who do are lazy slave-owning Athenian aristocrats I’m not sure if I ever finished it, but I recall it being interesting and thought-provoking. History of Western Philosophy.

Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo

The Trial and Death of Socrates: How did he go about doing such heinous things? The answers will lack credibility, or even coherence. He often expends his best writing on describing the viewpoints of others, as in Phaedowhen Simmias uses the image of the lute to illustrate the ‘harmony theory of the soul’. Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo.

He is a penetrating questioner, but his lack of tact and disregard for all but the truth show how it was all too likely that even many of those who might admire and support Socrates could in the end be driven away by his remorseless quest for answers.

ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. In MenoSocrates and Meno cover virtue, phaero whether or not this is something that can be taught and if there is a common virtue in everyone.

While, in Meno, the conversation detours into a discussion of the soul and Socrates’ personal belief that knowledge is eternal and “recollected” by the individual rather than learned or discovered, the characterization of knowledge, education and definition were extremely interesting. Oct 09, Michael Finocchiaro rated it it was amazing Shelves: The five dialogues in this book immediately proceed Socrates’ execution for blasphemy.


This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. People have been ‘reviewing’ Socrates and Plato for 2, years, and I doubt I have much critoo add.

It also made me angry. I read this book for my university philosophy class in my freshman or sophomore year. Jun 24, Dmitri rated it it was amazing. It made me question my principles that were supposed to be unwavering and eternal.

Jul 13, Dustin marked it as to-read Shelves: Apr 22, Jon rated it it was amazing. When it has once been written down, every discourse rolls about everywhere, reaching indiscriminately those with understanding no less than those who have no business with it, and it doesn’t know to whom it should speak and to whom it should not.

In the case of the latter investigation Socrates first asserts that the soul is immortal and as such participates in the eternal nature of the cosmos and has therefore come to know all things, which are then able to be recollected by us in our earthly lives. Oct 10, Canan rated it it was amazing.

In Euthyphro, Socrates attacks the question of the meaning of virtue when a young man decides to sue his father for the supposedly wrongful death of one slave that had killed another. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. A number of new or criti footnotes are also included along with an updated bibliography. Great Dialogues of Plato. PaperbackSecond Editionpages.