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Plato: Phaedo

The Death of Socrates, by Jacques-Louis David (1787)The Phaedo (Greek: Φαίδων) is a dialogue by Plato, portraying the death of Socrates, following the events described in the Euthyphro, Apology and Crito. After the death-sentence of the Athenian courts, Socrates spends his final hours in conversation with his companions, making a series of arguments for the immortality of the soul, before accepting death by a cup of poisonous hemlock.

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Free Online Texts

Gutenberg: Phaedo by Plato, translated by Benjamin Jowett, multiple formats.

Internet Archive: The Harvard Classics, Volume 2. Plato, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius. The Apology, Crito and Phaedo, by Plato. The Golden Sayings by Epictetus. The Meditations by Marcus Aurelius. EPUB, MOBI, TXT & PDF formats.

Internet Classics Archive: Phaedo. HTML and TXT formats.

Loebulus. L036 - Plato -- Euthyphro. Apology. Crito. Phaedo. Phaedrus. PDF of public domain Loeb edition in Greek and English.

Perseus: Greek Text, edited by John Burnet (1903). English text, translated by Harold North Fowler (1966). HTML and XML formats.

University of Adelaide (Internet Archive): Phaedo, translated by Benjamin Jowett. EPUB, HTML and MOBI formats.

Other Resources

Approaching Plato: A Guide to the Early and Middle Dialogues

Dale E. Burrington: Guides to the Socratic Dialogues.

History of Philosophy without any gaps: Famous Last Words: Plato's Phaedo - podcast by philosopher Peter Adamson.

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Phaedo, by Tim Connolly.

Librivox: Phaedo, public domain audiobook.

PhilPapers: Plato- Phaedo - open access papers.

Youtube: The Death of Socrates - play by Jonathan Miller adapted from the Crito and Phaedo.

YouTube: History of Ancient Philosophy - Plato's Phaedo Part I | Part II. Lectures by Adam Rosenfeld.

The Great Conversation: Further Reading at Tom's Learning Notes.

Plato: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito

Aristotle: On the Soul (De Anima).

Ancient Greek resources: Learn to read Greek classics in the original.

Bloom's Western Canon: The Dialogues are listed.


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