Buckle up, folks! Get ready to immerse yourself in Plato's epic journey through the corridors of his mind with Laws (Greek: ?????). This masterpiece holds the reputation of being the longest dialogue crafted by Plato, an intellectual heavyweight of his time. Brace yourself for a thought-provoking exploration of societal rule as you listen to Geoffrey Edwards, our captivating narrator, take you on a captivating seventeen-hour fifteen-minute voyage.
Plato, donning the robe of wisdom in his twilight years, spins this tale while nursing his setbacks. Imagine this: our passionate philosopher, having dedicated himself to the arduous task of guiding a tyrant's governance in Syracuse, on the mesmerizing island of Sicily, finds himself thrust into an abyss of imprisonment instead. Exiled and confined within the prison walls, Plato bares his soul through this dialogue, allowing us a glimpse into his pensive mind.
So grab your headphones and prepare to embark on an intellectual expedition with Laws. Let the harmonious voice of Geoffrey Edwards carry you through the depths of Plato's musings and revelations. Strapping in for this captivating listen, may spark within you newfound understandings and perspectives.
Curiosity piqued? Don't be fooled by the modest audiobook rating of 2.4/5. A true seeker of knowledge knows that the allure lies not in a number but in the profound ideas waiting to be unveiled. Challenge yourself to grasp Plato's timeless wisdom as Edwards gracefully narrates, unraveling the intricacies of this philosophical treasure.
Gear up, avid listeners! Plato and Edwards await you. Let's dive into the captivating, seventeen-hour fifteen-minute voyage that is Laws. Get ready to ponder, reflect, and emerge enlightened, as we uncover the intellectual tapestry woven by Plato, master narrator and philosopher extraordinaire. Happy listening!