Catalin Partenie is co-editor of Plato's Complete Works in Romanian (2001-2005).
Easterling is Professor of Greek at the University College London.
Philip Hardie is a Senior Research Fellow at Trinity College, Cambridge, and Honorary Professor of Latin Literature at the University of Cambridge. He is a leading figure in Latin literary studies, a Fellow of the British Academy, and author of books on Virgil, Ovid and other Latin poets. He also has strong interests in the Renaissance reception of classical literature, and is co-editor (with Patrick Cheney) of the Renaissance volume in The Oxford History of Classical Reception in English Literature 2012).
E. J. Kenney is Professor Emeritus of Latin at the University of Cambridge.
R. Lanny Hunter studied psychiatry prior to specializing in dermatology for thirty-five years and has devoted much
of his own time to researching the medical dimensions of mental health in an effort to better serve hurting people around him. He has served on boards of directors and in advisory roles for many organizations, including United Way, the Health Advisory Committee of Northern Arizona University, and the Flagstaff Hospice Program.
Introduction: 1. Literature and philosophy; 2. Plato's conception of philosophy; 3. The aims of Plato's philosophical writing; 4. The Phaedo and Pythagoreanism; 5. The 'theory of forms'; 6. Platonic conceptions of the soul; 7. Myths and philosophy; 8. The Phaedo and the Platonic corpus; 9. The text of the Phaedo; 10. Select bibliography; The Phaedo; Commentary.