- 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 local arrangement of the vision is less distinct than that of the Phaedrus and Phaedo.
The argument, as in the Phaedo and Gorgias, is supplemented by the vision of a future life.
The proof is very slight, even slighter than in the Phaedo and Republic.
In the Phaedo, as in the Meno, the origin of ideas is sought for in a previous state of existence.
They are not more certain than facts, but they are equally certain (Phaedo).