Summary: Combines classical scholarship with techniques of modern investigative journalism in an attempt to unravel the mystery behind the trial and conviction of Athens' most prominent philosopher.
Publisher / Publication Date: Anchor Books 1989
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Summary: Plato's account of Socrates' trial and death (399 BCE) is one of the most significant moments in western literature and philosophy. In these four works Plato illustrates Socrates' fundamental belief in the necessity for us to èxamine ourselves and others', portraying the man himself living and dying by his philosophy. In Euthyphro, Socrates debates the nature of pìety'; in Apology, he defends...
Publisher / Publication Date: Penguin Books 2010