There are no means of determining the relative order in time of the Phaedrus, Symposium, Phaedo.
The argument, as in the Phaedo and Gorgias, is supplemented by the vision of a future life.
For in the Phaedo the earth is described as the centre of the world, and is not said to be in motion.
And yet Simmias is not really great and also small, but only when compared to Phaedo and Socrates.
The myth of the Phaedo is of the same type, but it is more cosmological, and also more poetical.
Two arguments of this ethical character occur in the Phaedo.
In the Phaedo the main argument up to which all the others lead is that the soul participates in the idea of life.
The Symposium may be observed to resemble as well as to differ from the Phaedo.
The idealism of Plato is here presented in a less developed form than in the Phaedo and Phaedrus.
Phaedo, who is the narrator of the dialogue to Echecrates of Phlius.