• Plato's Phaedo

  • By: Plato
  • Narrated by: Ray Childs
  • Length: 2 hrs and 39 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook
  • Release date: 03-08-16
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Agora, New Internet Technologies
  • 5 out of 5 stars 4.8 (54 ratings)

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Publisher's Summary

Socrates is in prison, sentenced to die when the sun sets. In this final conversation, he asks what will become of him once he drinks the poison prescribed for his execution. Socrates and his friends examine several arguments designed to prove that the soul is immortal. This quest leads him to the broader topic of the nature of mind and its connection not only to human existence but also to the cosmos itself. What could be a better way to pass the time between now and the sunset?
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5 out of 5 stars
By Amazon Customer on 03-01-17

Wonderful

I'm a college student and am doing a paper on Socrates. This was very helpful in speeding up the reading process. The narrator's voice was hard to listen to at first, but I got used to it and ended up loving it near the end. Would recommend to anyone wanting to listen to Plato's works

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5 out of 5 stars
By Leo on 02-18-18

⭐️

Thought provoking and well performed. Ray child’s has done a great job performing as Socrates.

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3 out of 5 stars
By Greg Gauthier on 04-12-18

Well performed, but weak translation and editing

I really enjoy the performances of the troupe that did this series of recordings of the Dialogues, but the translations are odd, only vaguely follow the Jowett, and are often edited so as to remove entire passages. Sadly, there is no better version of the Phaedo.

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5 out of 5 stars
By Anonymous User on 02-03-18

Is good

yep, well read and nice story and convenient. would recommend again 5/7. . . .. .

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