This book contains the four dialogues between Socrates and Plato that chronicle the elder's final days. Socrates (470/469 - 399 BC) was an Athenian philosopher considered to be one of the founding fathers of Western philosophy. Plato (424/423 - 348/347 BC) was a Greek philosopher who founded the first institution of higher learning in the Western world, the Academy in Athens. This volume is highly recommended for anyone with an interest in philosophy and the life and mind of Socrates. Contents include: "Introduction", "The Apology Of Socrates", "Introduction to the Crito", "Crito; Or, The Duty Of A Citizen", "Introduction To The Phd̆o", and "Phd̆o; Or, The Immortality Of The Soul". Many vintage books such as this were becoming increasingly rare or expensive. This volume is now republished in an available, modern, high-quality edition complete with a specially commissioned new introduction.