"The Last Days of Socrates" is a book on the philosophical discussions between Socrates and Plato. It is divided into four sections: "Euthyphro", "The Apology", "Crito", and "Phaedo". Socrates never recorded any of his teachings, so after his conviction and forced suicide, his student, Plato, who was a renown poet in his time, wrote Socrates' words […]
Plato was a Greek philosopher and one of the most influential and creative thinkers in Western philosophy. He became a student of Socrates, accepting his philosophy and style of teaching. Plato's influence throughout the history of philosophy is so large that it is hard to measure. His influence has been extended into the 21st century.
"The Republic" is a Socratic dialogue written by Plato somewhere around 380 BC. There has been much debate over when the dialogue might have taken place. It has been said that it may have taken place around the Peloponnesian War (460 BC). "The Republic" is Plato's best-known treatise and has been shown over time to […]