This audiobook contains plato s most notable books, narrated brilliantly by kevin kollins. He is charged with impiety and corrupting young people. The republic is a socratic dialogue by plato, written in approximately 380 bc. The role of socrates is taken by david rintoul, a widely admired and experienced audiobook reader who studied philosophy at university before taking a different path to rada, tv, theatre and film. Best philosophy audiobooks free audiobook playlist greatest audiobooks. Youthfulness and sense of beauty pervades, rich in the description of greek life. Project gutenberg offers 61,754 free ebooks to download. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably plato s best known work. Start a free 30day trial today and get your first audiobook free. This is the best audio book of platos republic and. The main characters are socrates, the boys lysis and menexenus who are friends, as well as hippothales, who is in unrequited love with lysis and therefore, after the initial conversation. Signin to download and listen to this audiobook today. The main publisher of platos works on audio is agora publications, inc they are the only publisher to offer an unabridged dramatized version of platos republic.
Socrates now audiobook audio theater listen instantly. In it, plato seeks to define justice what it means to society, to politics, to humankind. Sep 07, 2016 listen to plato s symposium audiobook by plato. The menexenus purports to be a funeral oration that socrates learned from aspasia, the mistress of pericles himself. That of necessity the most like are most full of envy, strife, and hatred of one another, and the most unlike, of friendship. Translated by benjamin jowett there should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes. The question is again raised of the relation of knowledge to virtue and good, which also recurs in the laches. The works which are most often assigned to platos early years. The lysis is an examination of the nature of friendship. The works contained in this audiobook include the republic, the apology, crito, and symposium. Enjoy these four amazing philosophical works that have stood the test of time. Listen to timaeus by plato, librivox community for free with a 30 day free trial.
Look for the on platos symposium translation for a more literal version. Timaeus by plato and librivox community audiobook listen. David rintoul, plato, benjamin jowett translator, full cast, ukemi audiobooks. The symposium, as plato intended it, succeeds both as a work of philosophy, and as a work of seriocomic theater. Our intention is, that timaeus, who is the most of. Consider his arguments on virtue, justice, politics, civic duty, love of life, and hope in death, and. Listen to the dialogues of plato by plato available from rakuten kobo. Plato s phaedo is one of the great dialogues of his middle period, along with the republic and the symposium. Plato s the republic is regarded as one of the most significant works in the history of literature. The dramatic nature of platos dialogues is delightfully evident in the symposium. Listen to unlimited audiobooks on the web, ipad, iphone and android. Plato on love lysis, symposium, phaedrus, alcibiades, with selections from republic, laws downloadable audiobook.
What form of education provides the best leaders for a good republic. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit. If you could sum up plato s republic in three words, what would they be. In them plato cast his teacher socrates as the central disputant in colloquies that brilliantly probe a vast spectrum of philosophical ideas and issues. As in 33 minutes into the 2nd book in the audio version, i was 12 way through the 3rd book. Take a seat in the court of ancient athens as socrates goes on trial for his life. When i came to the postern gate of the city, which is by the fountain of panops, i fell in with hippothales, the son of hieronymus, and ctesippus the paeanian, and a company of young men who were standing with them. For the poor man is compelled to be the friend of the rich, and the weak require the aid of the strong, and the sick man of the physician. Lysis, or friendship by plato the internet classics archive. Best philosophy audiobooks free audiobook playlist youtube.
This collection features plato s writings on sex and love in the preeminent translations of stanley lombardo, paul woodruff and alexander nehamas, d. Wright, audiobook the phaedrus, lysis, and protagoras of plato a new and literal translation mainly from the text of bekker. Jowett, v1 of 5 3rd edition the dialogues of plato. Long regarded as the most accurate rendering of platos republic that has yet been published, this widely acclaimed work is the first strictly literal translation of a timeless classic. The project gutenberg ebook of lysis, by plato this ebook is for the use of anyone anywhere at no cost and with almost no restrictions whatsoever. Browse platos bestselling audiobooks and newest titles. Crito, charmides, laches, lysis, menexenus, ion by. One of platos wellknown socratic dialogues, euthyphro.
Jacques dadelswardfersen named his villa on the italian island of capri after this socratic dialogue. Lysis by plato full audiobook by greatest audiobooks. Free kindle book and epub digitized and proofread by project gutenberg. Mass market paperback, audio cd the socratic dialogues. Plato s socratic dialogues provide a bedrock for classical western. I tried to listen to this recording a month ago when we were going over the republic. Get this book free when you sign up for a 30day trial.
Discover more authors youll love listening to on audible. Timaeus is usually regarded as one of plato s later dialogues, and provides an account of the creation of the universe, with physical, metaphysical and. The reading is nearly three hours long on three audio cds. Socrates, desiring instruction in these matters, converses with euthyphro, but as usual, the man who professes to know nothing fares better than the man who claims to be an expert. Written by plato, benjamin jowett translator, narrated by david rintoul, full cast. What form of community fosters the best possible life for human beings. Listen to platos symposium by plato available from rakuten kobo. The voynich code the worlds most mysterious manuscript the secrets of nature duration. Dec 11, 2014 this feature is not available right now. The apology, crito, charmides, laches, lysis, menexenus, ion. For if that is possible, then i think, lysis and menexenus, there may be some sense in our argument about friendship. Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and videos from thousands of public libraries worldwide. Can we point out any difference between the congenial and the like. Best philosophy audiobooks free audiobook playlist.
Wright, audiobook the phaedrus, lysis, and protagoras of plato a new and literal translation mainly from the text of bekker by j. Listen to plato s symposium by plato available from rakuten kobo. Lysis is a dialogue of plato which discusses the nature of friendship. Summary by geoffrey edwards for further information, including links to online text, reader information, rss feeds, cd cover or other. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. The main characters are socrates, the boys lysis and menexenus who are friends, as well as hippothales, who is in unrequited love with lysis. The phaedo, which depicts the death of socrates, is also plato s seventh and last. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone. Laches, lysis, menexenus, ion audible audio edition. The annenberg cpbproject provided support for entering this text.
Download and keep this book for free with a 30 day trial. He presents his own defense, explaining why he has devoted his life to. This is a fabulous collectionthe translations of platos dialogues. Written by plato, audiobook narrated by peter coates. The republic, the apology, symposium, crito, meno audiobook written by plato. The works contained in this audiobook include the apology, crito, charmides, laches, lysis, menexenus, ion, meno. Euthyphro by plato and librivox community audiobook. You can listen to the symposium to find out platos thoughts on the nature and purpose of love. Know thy self what other book might you compare plato s republic to. The internet classics archive lysis, or friendship by plato. To learn more about platos and socrates ideas of justice and political theory, listen to the republic, available as a full cast dramatization an audio download.
An interpretation of the lysis, with a new translation cloth published january 1st 1979 by cornell university press cloth, 225 pages. The symposium by plato full audio book ancient greek philosophy by greatest audiobooks. Aug 25, 2014 awaiting his trial on charges of impiety and heresy, socrates encounters euthyphro, a selfproclaimed authority on matters of piety and the will of the gods. Written by plato, audiobook narrated by ray childs. He then hopes to draw a conclusion against mass justice and in.
The dialogues of plato audiobook by plato 9781481547178. This audiobook contains platos most notable books, narrated brilliantly by kevin kollins. Platos writings have been revised and interpreted by a variety of publishers. Translated with notes, an interpretive essay, and a new introduction by raymond larson. Books by plato sorted by popularity project gutenberg. Lysis discusses friendship and love between the good and bad. Oct 18, 2019 the apology of socrates audiobook written by plato. I was going from the academy straight to the lyceum, intending to take the outer road, which is close under the wall. The apology crito charmides laches lysis menexenus. This library of audio books and poetry features digital recordings and mp3s from the naropa poetics audio archive, librivox, project gutenberg, maria.
Listen to streaming audio of the republic and download all plato audiobooks in mp3,and m4b formats for free from our library. It is one of the most influential works of philosophy and political theory, and arguably platos best known work. This second edition includes a new introduction by professor bloom, whose careful translation and interpretation. Phaedrus is a model of that skill because of its seamless progression from examples of speeches about the nature of love to mythical visions of human nature and d. Purchase a copy of this text not necessarily the same edition from. The laws is the longest of platos dialogues and actually doesnt feature socrates at all the principal figure taking the lead is the athenian stranger who engages two older men in the discussion, cleinias from crete and meg. Reeves introduction provides a wealth of historical information about plato. Summary by geoffrey edwards uncompressed 32bit float 192 khz wav64 version of the librivox recording of lysis by plato. Hear the philosopher face his accusers with his trademark wit, his cutting logic, and the courage of his ideals. Unlike nearly all of platos philosophical contemporaries, platos entire body of work is believed to have survived intact for over 2,400 years. Written by plato, narrated by peter coates, stacey m. Plato s dialogues frequently treat several topics and show their connections to each other. Our intention is, that timaeus, who is the most of an astronomer amongst us, and has made the nature of the universe his special study, should speak first, beginning with the generation of the world and going down to the creation of man.1079 1173 700 1114 1181 590 899 11 558 1382 127 873 332 1001 1117 512 1440 325 1020 1075 348 1640 1356 1296 407 1284 1333 692 1031 532 713 533 1040 1032 806 532 38 910 133 1433 475