Describe the analogy of the lyre, made by Simmias, in the Phaedo.How is his argument a counter-argument to Socrates' arguments about the immortality
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Describe the analogy of the lyre, made by Simmias, in the Phaedo. How is his argument a counter-argument to

Socrates' arguments about the immortality of the soul? 


Describe the location of the conversation that Socrates has with his friends in the Phaedo dialogue. Was having such a conversation about such topics right and proper, in terms of being a good philosopher? 


According to Socrates, how is doing philosophy a preparation for death, and how does he relate that to the soul's longing to return to is origin? 

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