The Plot to Save Socrates Plot A grad student from 2042 comes across a lost Socratic dialogue, and time-travels to ancient Greece to investigate. Better Living Through Technology Time tweakers… 2006-02-07 Fiction Tor Books
Book Review

The Plot to Save Socrates (2006)

Details Release Date: Feb 07, 2006; Writer: Paul Levinson; Genre: Fiction; Publisher: Tor Books

Plot
A grad student from 2042 comes across a lost Socratic dialogue, and time-travels to ancient Greece to investigate.
Better Living Through Technology
Time tweakers consider staging the philosopher's death-by-hemlock by subbing a clone.
Lowdown
Levinson's narrative is challenging fun, but stodgy classical elements will make you wish there were more scenes like the one in which some playa-hatin' Romans step to Plato.

Originally posted Feb 24, 2006 Published in issue #866 Mar 03, 2006 Order article reprints
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