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Phaedo

[fee-doh]
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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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  • The argument, as in the Phaedo and Gorgias, is supplemented by the vision of a future life.

    The Republic

    Plato

  • The local arrangement of the vision is less distinct than that of the Phaedrus and Phaedo.

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

    Timaeus

    Plato

  • The proof is very slight, even slighter than in the Phaedo and Republic.

    Meno

    Plato

  • They are not more certain than facts, but they are equally certain (Phaedo).

    Meno

    Plato