The Trial and Death of Socrates
Publish date: May 26th 2010
Pages no: 148
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
(Original Review, 2000-12-02)I'm not trying to do much more than suggest Plato isn't starting from a blank sheet but from huge trauma: the death of a way of life that produced his great teacher, Socrates, but at the same time, killed him. The jurors who vote to put Socrates to death, after listening...
While I have written commentaries on collections before I have since tried to steer away from doing that to instead write about the individual pieces contained therein. Okay, in one way it does help to bump up the number of books on my shelf, but then again that is somewhat irrelevant (It's not as i...
You know, Socrates was kindof a dick.
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