Plato's Phaedo Topics for Discussion

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Why has Socrates been sentenced to death? Why has he accepted his punishment, as related in the Phaedo?

Why does Socrates not fear death?

What is Socrates's argument that the soul preexists the body?

What is Socrates's argument that the soul survives death?

What is Socrates's argument that the soul is immortal?

What are the Forms? What role do they play in Socrates's major arguments?

What is one example of a form? How does Socrates establish their existence? Why are they the most real things that can be known?

What is Socrates's belief about the nature of the earth and the afterlife?

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