We will discuss the following Dialogues of Plato: "Euthyphro", "Apology", "Crito", "Meno", and "Phaedo". Any edition you have is acceptable (sorry Classicists). All of these Dialogues are available in Five Dialogues: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, Phaedo, ed. G. M. A. Grube, 2nd ed., Hackett Publishing Company, 2002. The cost of a new edition on is $6.95. 156 pages. They are also in the public domain and thus freely available at several Web sites; click here ( for the links.

The following resources are useful for background information. commentary, and bibliographies:

"Plato" ( and "Plato's Ethics" ( in The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

"Plato" ( in The Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy

"Plato" ( in Wikipedia (if you scroll down to the middle of the page you will find links to Wikipedia's excellent overviews of individual Dialogues).

"Plato and his dialogues" ( by Bernard Suzanne

"Plato" ( in Philosophers: Parmenides to Quine