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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It is extremely compelling.

Apparently perturbed by this declaration Socrates decided to put the oracle to the test and so began by questioning all of those thought to be wisest in the city, the result being that pjaedo soon discovered that all those most likely to put themselves forward as wise were crigo fact the least wise and often the ones whose opinions held the least water when examined closely.

Oct 09, Michael Finocchiaro rated it it was amazing Shelves: Apology is Plato’s version of Socrates’s speech apooogy his trial in his own defense he allegedly had a thing for creating a whole bunch of new deities without worshiping or believing in the gods everyone else d In the first of the dialogues Euthyphro and Socrates try to discuss and define allegiance. The most important thing is not life, but the good life. Jun 07, Eric Barger rated it it was amazing Shelves: The quality of the binding makes it a nice permanent addition to the bookshelf as well.

I almost felt offended that a man so hungry for knowledge didn’t truly realize the value of life I don’t care who you are and what your faith is; living is better than being dead. It does contain all 5 dialogues and as a bonus has an intro to apopogy dialogue to provide context about euthgphro dialogue.

Add all three to Cart Add all three to List. Although I think Socrates’ ideas are full of inconsistencies and reflect a rather primitive understanding of psychology, knowledge, learning, and virtue, the questions Socrates asks are extremely apoloy and thought-provoking even though I find many of his answers to be pretty clearly wrong.

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

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. I now decided to buy a kindle copy for convenience.


One of the those it’s a bit impertinent to review. Suffice it to say, this is a particularly beautiful work of philosophy. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Nov 09, Hannah rated it it was amazing. The main advantage this little 8×5 paperback has is that it’s cheap, easy to carry, and perfect for writing in. No trivia or quizzes yet. Is this feature helpful? There is much of interest in this dialogue or really monologue for the most partbut it is significant that Socrates avers that the basis for his whole way of life is piety and attributes as the source of his questioning no lesser authority than Apollo himself through the voice of the Delphic oracle.

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Oct 08, Susan rated it it was amazing Shelves: Socrates goes some way to answering this argument by claiming that the laws themselves were just, they were merely misused by men, but I still remain largely unconvinced. Read more Read less. Sign in to use this feature.

Then he will do this most perfectly who approaches the object with thought alone, without associating any sight with his thought, or dragging in any memo perception with his reasoning, but who, using pure thought alone, tries to track down each reality pure and by itself, freeing himself as far as possible from eyes and ears and, in a word, from the whole body Do not the things that we perceive about objects inform our very understanding of these Platonic Ideals in which they supposedly participate?

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meni In all seriousness though, what I really identified with in this book is not so much the actual philosophy of Socrates, but his insistence on making people dialkgues about their beliefs and opinions.

All the dialogues are like a guide how to think, how to reason and how to attack shallow assumptions. Beloved by many and hated by many plus one, he was sentenced to death for “corrupting the youth and messing with traditional religion”.


Socrates suggests that his punishment for impiety and ‘corrupting the youth’ should be to receive free meals at the Prytaneum. The Dialogues of Plato. Hackett Publishing Company Meditations on First Apologj Hackett Classics.

It doesn’t matter if you agree with his beliefs and conclusions or not, he teaches you how to think outside the box, face life looking at the bigger picture, and never be afraid of doing what YOU th Took me through a time machine to the days when questioning existence, thinking about feelings and human mechanisms was not considered boring or cliche. Monthly downloads Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart. In which Socrates has his day in court and responds to the allegations of impiety and corruption of the young levelled at him by criot Athenian citizens who are fed up with his ability to constantly show up the flimsy nature of their beliefs.

Jul 13, Dustin marked it as to-read Shelves: Gifting of the Kindle edition at the Kindle MatchBook price is not available.

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

Apr 04, Cameron rated it it was amazing. It also made me angry. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

It seemed to me that Socrates or Plato laid it on a little thick here in denying the utility of sense perceptions as part of rational investigation: Plato – – Signet Classic. Honestly, call me weird, but this was probably one of phxedo best pieces I’ve read in class this semester. Additionally it did not have the line numbers or section number for Apology and Euthyphro the two sections I had to read for class.

Don’t have a Kindle? The same is true of written words. Dialogues taken from around dialogjes time of Socrates’ death. Buy the selected items together This item: But it was also a hilarious reading.