Plato (Πλάτων)

Sophist


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

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…

Theaetetus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Parmenides


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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 …

Cratylus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Charmides


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Statesman


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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…

Lysis


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Euthydemus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Philebus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Eryxias


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Apology of Socrates (version 2)


Read by Phil Chenevert


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…

Laches


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Menexenus


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Apocrypha


Read by Geoffrey Edwards


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

Eutifrón


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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…

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


Read by Tony Addison


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


Read by Maria Sozopoulou


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 …

Μενέξενος


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ο Μενέξενος θαυμάσιον σατυρικόν κομψοτέχνημα του Πλάτωνος — μία ειρωνική σάτυρα και σατυρική ειρωνεία κατά των ρητόρων εκείνης της εποχής κα…

Η Πολιτεια του Πλατωνα (τομος πρωτος)


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Η θεμελιώδης βάσις της Πολιτείας του Πλάτωνος είναι η τελεία συνταύτισις της ευτυχίας και της δικαιοσύνης· το περιεχόμενον δηλαδή του…

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


Read by Ἑλένη Κεμικτσή


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…