Plato (Πλάτων)

Critón o el deber

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Diálogo entre Sócrates y Critón, horas antes de la ejecución del filósofo, en que se trata del deber. Su…


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Sophist (Ancient Greek: Σοφιστής) discusses being and not-being while drawing a distinction between the philosopher and the sophist. - Summa…


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Theaetetus (Ancient Greek: Θεαίτητος) discusses concepts including perception, true judgment and knowledge. Socrates compares the human mind…


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Parmenides (Ancient Greek: ΠΑΡΜΕΝΙΔΗΣ) recounts a meeting between Socrates, Zeno and Parmenides. Topics discussed include universals, plural…

The Symposium (version 2) (dramatic reading)

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In one of Plato's more accessible works, Apollodorus tells a friend about a drinking party (or symposium) attended by many of intellectuals …


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Cratylus (ΚΡΑΤΥΛΟΣ) discusses whether things have names by mere convention or have true names which can only be correctly applied to the obj…


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Charmides (Χαρμίδης) discusses the virtue of temperance. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)


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Statesman (Ancient Greek: Πολιτικός) discusses God's role in maintaining the universe and describes the statesman as a good shepherd who pro…

Apology of Socrates (version 2)

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The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC[2] against the charges of "corrupting t…


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Lysis (Λύσις) discusses friendship and love between the good and bad. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)


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Euthydemus (Εὐθύδημος) and Dionysodorus the sophists discuss the meaning of words with Socrates. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)


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Philebus (ΦΙΛΗΒΟΣ) discusses pleasure, wisdom, soul and God. (Summary by Geoffrey Edwards)


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Eryxias (ΕΡΥΞΙΑΣ) may not have been written by Plato (ΠΛΑΤΩΝ). The dialogue discusses whether wealth has value and what the aim of philosoph…


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Laches (Λάχης) discusses examples of courage including weapons masters, soldiers who stand firm in battle, ferocious animals and the wise pe…


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La naturaleza de la santidad, o usando el lenguaje de Platón, lo santo, ocupa el fondo del diálogo; y un supuesto encuentro de…


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Menexenus (ΜΕΝΕΞΕΝΟΣ) is thought to have been written by Plato (ΠΛΑΤΩΝ). The dialogue consists of Socrates (ΣΩΚΡΑΤΗΣ) recounting a funeral o…


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It is not generally agreed whether Plato was the author of any of these books. I. Hippias Major (or Greater Hippias)II. Second Alcibiades (…

Short Nonfiction Collection Vol. 024

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A collection of short nonfiction works in the public domain. The selections included in this collection were independently chosen by the rea…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 047

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Eighteen short nonfiction works in the public domain, independently chosen by the readers. Topics include philosophy and thought -- Plato, A…

Aspects Of Love - An Anthology

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Aspects Of Love is an anthology of poetic explorations on the theme of erotic love - though one of the "poets" represented here is…

Plato's Definitions and Epigrams / Πλάτωνος Ὅροι καὶ Ἐπιγράμματα

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Definitions is a dictionary of 184 terms, originated in Plato’s Academy. Until late antiquity Plato was named as the author of this work, bu…

Coffee Break Collection 025 - Water

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This is the twenty-fifth Coffee Break Collection, in which Librivox readers select English language public domain works of about 15 minutes …

Πολιτεια του Πλατωνα (τομος πρωτος)

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Η θεμελιώδης βάσις της Πολιτείας του Πλάτωνος είναι η τελείασυνταύτισις της ευτυχίας και της δικαιοσύνης· το περιεχόμενονδηλαδή του π…


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ο Μενέξενοςθαυμάσιον σατυρικόν κομψοτέχνημα του Πλάτωνος — μία ειρωνικήσάτυρα και σατυρική ειρωνεία κατά των ρητόρων εκείνης τηςεποχής και γ…

Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους (The Apology of Socrates in Ancient Greek, Version 2)

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Ἡ Πλάτωνος Ἀπολογία Σωκράτους ἐντάσσεται στὰ πλαίσια τῶν ἐργασιῶν πού ξεκίνησα ἐδῶ καὶ χρόνια στὴν ἰστοσελίδα μου Projet Homere (Σχέδιο Ὁμήρ…

Multilingual Short Works Collection 016

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This is a collection of short pieces, poetry or prose, fiction and non-fiction, in several different languages (except standard English). Al…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 098

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"The moment a man attempts to tell the truth as he not only thinks but feels it, what he says becomes charged with that man himself.&qu…

Short Nonfiction Collection, Vol. 097

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"One does not care to walk over a rug or carpet that displays a scene in perspective, neither does one wish to gaze into a landscape wr…

Πολιτεια του Πλατωνα (τομος δευτερος)

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Πώς πρέπει να είναι μια σωστά δομημένη πολιτεία; Θα υπάρχουν τάξεις; Θα υπάρχει αστυνομία; Θα υπάρχουν ποιητές; Φιλόσοφοι, τεχνίτες, δάσκαλο…

Πολιτεια του Πλατωνα (τομος τέταρτος)

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Ποια ειναι η γνωμη του πλατωνα για την κοινοκτημοσυνη των γυναικων και των παιδιων; Πρεπει οι αρχοντες να ειναι φιλοσοφοι; Οι λυρικοι ποιητε…