July 28, 2016
In this section, I have listed summaries of Kagan's presentation of Socrates principle arguments with along with Kagan's accompanying critiques.
The Phaedo is an argument not for the existence, but for the persistence (immortality) of the soul.
Crito, I owe a cock to Asclepius; will you remember to pay the debt?
Socrates, last words
The Phaedo was written by Plato and is the dramatized final dialogue with Socrates. In it he argues for the persistence of the soul after death, though he never...
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