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    DescriptionPlato is among the most influential philosophers of all time. Along with his teacher Socrates and his pupil Aristotle, he can be said to have laid the foundations for Western philosophy, science and ethics, as well as establishing the first academy for higher learning in the Western world. Socrates is one of the great figures of Western history and the founding father of its philosophical tradition. In the "Dialogues," by his pupil and fellow philosopher Plato, a fascinating portrait emerges of a man who spurned material wealth and believed above all in learning and inquiry. "Apology, Crito, "and "Phaedo" recount Socrates' trial on charges of corrupting the youth of Athens, his defiance of the court, and his last days in jail passed in discussion with friends. They form an excellent introduction to a courageous and captivating figure who paid with his life for the right to free thought. This hardcover edition contains page decorations throughout and an introduction by Dr. Emma Woolerton and the text of the acclaimed translation by classicist Benjamin Jowett.


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    Title
    The Trial and Death of Socrates
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Plato, Introduction by Emma Woolerton
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 128
    Width: 130 mm
    Height: 180 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 272 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780785826170
    ISBN 10: 0785826173
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: BIO
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T4.0
    BIC subject category V2: BG
    B&T General Subject: 170
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1QDAG
    BIC subject category V2: HPCA
    Ingram Theme: CHRN/ANCIEN, CULT/GREECE
    BIC subject category V2: HBLA1
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 184
    DC21: 184
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    BISAC V2.8: BIO009000, HIS002010
    Abridged Dewey: 184
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: B358 .J82 2010
    Thema V1.0: QDHA, DNB, NHD, NHC
    Publisher
    Chartwell Books
    Imprint name
    Chartwell Books
    Publication date
    01 July 2010