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Phaedo

[fee-doh] /ˈfi doʊ/
noun
1.
a philosophical dialogue (4th century b.c.) by Plato, purporting to describe the death of Socrates, dealing with the immortality of the soul, and setting forth the theory of Ideas.
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  • There are no means of determining the relative order in time of the Phaedrus, Symposium, Phaedo.

    Symposium Plato
  • The argument, as in the Phaedo and Gorgias, is supplemented by the vision of a future life.

    The Republic Plato
  • For in the Phaedo the earth is described as the centre of the world, and is not said to be in motion.

    Timaeus Plato
  • And yet Simmias is not really great and also small, but only when compared to Phaedo and Socrates.

    Phaedo Plato
  • The myth of the Phaedo is of the same type, but it is more cosmological, and also more poetical.

    Gorgias Plato
  • Two arguments of this ethical character occur in the Phaedo.

    Phaedo Plato
  • 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.

    Phaedo Plato
  • The idealism of Plato is here presented in a less developed form than in the Phaedo and Phaedrus.

    Meno Plato
  • Phaedo, who is the narrator of the dialogue to Echecrates of Phlius.

    Phaedo Plato

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