• The Trial of Socrates

  • By: Rufus Fears
  • Narrated by: Rufus Fears
  • Length: 29 mins
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  • Release date: 15-08-01
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: The Great Courses
  • 4 out of 5 stars 4.0 (1 rating)

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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By E. R. Øyre on 10-02-18

I learned, what I wish I had always known.

This knowledge is important, and I am glad that Mr. Fears conveys it in such a lively manner.

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