Platonic Dialogues

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This dialogue concerns the meeting of two philosophers of the Eleatic School, one of which is Zeno. It presents arguments against the Theory of Forms.
A friend of Socrates secures a ship to help him escape. However, Socrates refuses and engages this eponymous friend in a conversation concerning the nature of justice.
Socrates and the eponymus character discuss the meaning of virtue. Socrates also coaxes 'innate knowledge' out of a slave.
Socrates talks to a man, a supposed religious expert, about the nature of Piety.
On the day before his death, Socrates discusses the nature of the afterlife with his friends. He lays out four reasons why the soul is immortal.
DescriptionDialogue
Socrates defends himself in front of an Athenian jury from accusations leveled against him by Anytus, Meletus, and Lycon.
During a drinking party, several Athenian philosophers raise a discussion about the meaning of love with each having to give a speech on love.
Through three speeches, this dialogue discusses love and the art of rhetoric.
Plato creates a new Theory of Forms following criticism made in an earlier dialogue. It acts as a sequel to Theaetetus.
Socrates defines justice and discusses the ideal city-state, to be a ruled by a 'Philosopher-King'. It contains the allegory of the cave.

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