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THE SOCRATIC DIALOGUES – MIDDLE PERIOD VOLUME 2

THE SOCRATIC DIALOGUES – MIDDLE PERIOD VOLUME 2

Phaedrus • Cratylus • Parmenides

By Plato
Multi-Voice Production – Read by David Rintoul as Socrates, Laurence Kennedy (Parmenides) and cast
6 hours 53 minutes

The remarkable range of Plato’s Socratic Dialogues is vividly demonstrated by these three works. It opens with Phaedrus, a highly personal discussion between Socrates (David Rintoul) and the young, love-struck Phaedrus (Gunnar Cauthery). Continue Reading →

THE SOCRATIC DIALOGUES – LATE PERIOD VOLUME 2

THE SOCRATIC DIALOGUES – LATE PERIOD VOLUME 2

The Laws

By Plato
Read by Laurence Kennedy with Hayward Morse and Sam Dale

The Laws is the longest of Plato’s Dialogues and actually doesn’t 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 Megillus (from Sparta). Continue Reading →