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Links relating to Plato's Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo

In these four works, the Greek philosopher Plato (427-347 BCE) provides a glimpse of the last days of his mentor Socrates (470-399 BCE).

Taken together, these four short works open many avenues into the issues examined by the other readings we are undertaking in this course:

Helpful contexts:  maps, timelines, photos


Large map of ancient Greece


The Peloponnesian War

Study guides

On Socrates

On Plato

On the Euthyphro

On the Apology of Socrates

On the Crito

On the Phaedo

In general

Yet further afield:

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