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The Phaedo, the Mysteries of the Philosophic Death and the Philosophic Life

The Phaedo is a dialogue set in the prison cell in which Socrates awaits his execution: he and his close companions discuss the immortality of the soul, and its experiences in life and death.


The Phaedo is a dialogue set in the prison cell in which Socrates awaits his execution: he and his close companions discuss the immortality of the soul, and its experiences in life and death. What emerges from these discussions offers us a profound insight into the challenges facing us – challenges which can only be addressed by our cultivation of soul wisdom. In the quiet of the prison cell, Plato lays before us a vision of the hero-soul striving, as always, to bring the goodness of noble truth to bear upon those who would engage with that quest for soul-wisdom. (Reading: Phaedo, 64a-69d)


Speaker(s):

Professor Tim Addey | talks | www

 

Date and Time:

16 May 2014 at 7:00 pm

Duration:

2 hours 30 minutes

 

Venue:

New Acropolis
19 Compton Terrace
London
N1 2UN
02073590059
http://www.newacropolisuk.org

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