The Trial of Socrates

  • by Rufus Fears
  • Narrated by Rufus Fears
  • 0 hrs and 29 mins
  • Other

Publisher's Summary

In his funeral oration, Pericles celebrates the Athenian democracy for its tolerance. The Athenians treasure freedom of speech as essential to true democracy. Yet this same Athenian democracy puts to death its greatest thinker and teacher, Socrates. Why?

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Book Details

  • Release Date: 15-08-2001
  • Publisher: The Great Courses