• Plato's Apology

  • By: Plato
  • Narrated by: Ray Childs
  • Length: 1 hr
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 04-01-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Agora, New Internet Technologies
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (96 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Socrates is on trial for his life. He is charged with impiety and corrupting young people. He presents his own defense, explaining why he has devoted his life to challenging the most powerful and important people in the Greek world. The reason is that rich and famous politicians, priests, poets, and a host of others pretend to know what is good, true, holy, and beautiful, but when Socrates questions them, they are shown to be foolish rather than wise.
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5 out of 5 stars
By Mike on 03-20-18

The language of virtue

Listen to the language of apology. The words of affirmation and the desire to obtain, what is most Devine. In life, more than death, we should overland empathy.

The literature and range of tone take you to the time and place of Athens. Where the Socrates expounds on allegations, which he deems as false.

Allow the ears to take every words as information and all information as a step toward a more sovereign soul. Most of all ENJOY!

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5 out of 5 stars
By J. Roche on 03-01-17

Another well acted presentation

I am really enjoying Ray Childs' take on Socrates, a confident and sensible inquisitor. This lacks the jaw-dropping moments of the original Greek, but is better for it as interpreted performance is no contest to reading as anyone who has seen their favorite book brought to the cinema can attest. But this was a fast moving and intelligent production. I'll be listening to this again.

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