Explainin detail what you think that Plato’s philosophical point is in Phaedo -In Phaedo, Plato’s philosophical point is the death of Socrates. He introduces the thesis of immortalityof the soul in four major argument/theory to that dialogue.
The Cyclical Argument, explains that form is unchanging. The Theory of Recollectionsubject we possess knowledge at birth, implying that all the knowledge we carryexist at birth. The AffinityArgument, explains that Our soul will continue to live even when we die.The Argument from Form of Life, explains that our soul can never die.
Socrates aswe know was Plato’s teacher and is the main character in his dialogues. As partof Plato’s dialogue, he focusses on Socrates who isconfined in a prison after been sentenced to death for corrupting the youth.what is he doing in the excerpts of Republic? The Republic written by Plato examines many things, onemajor things he refers to is the “Good life”. According to Plato, the result of a perfectsociety is led by individual living the perfect life. Within that society, theywould be justice which is also a term their seeking to define. And althoughSocrates never really come up with a fixed definition for justice, based on hisargument justice is when the three parts of the soul(appetitive, spirited and reasoning) work together and act how they are meantto act.
How are Meno, Phaedo and Republic related to each other?Meno, Phaedo and Republicare all related to each other because they all talk about Socrates. Socrates asmention above, is the main character of all of Plato’s life dialogues. Each onepresented different part of Socrates life. Meno refers to Socrates views andbelieves.Phaedo refers to whenSocrates Plato’s teacher was put to death.
And finally, Republic refers to Socrateslast few days/hours before we were sentenced to death. Each dialogue also carrya mention within itself whether is a way to live life or defining terms such asvirtual.