Plato

The Complete Dialogues of Plato

circa 400 BCE - 348 BCE

Why is it canonical?

Few, if any, philosophers have had as much impact on Western intellectual thinking as Plato. His works laid the foundation for Western philosophy and spirituality, and his dialogues have been read and reread by countless individuals since they were written 2400 years ago.

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Plato

Plato. Luni marble, copy of the portrait made by Silanion ca. 370 BC for the Academia in Athens.

Resources

All of Plato's dialogues, in English.