Study Questions for Phaedrus:


Explain the allegory of the charioteer.


What two animals does Socrates think the human soul is a composite of?


How many years do souls spend in another form after death before returning to their original state? What are they doing in the meantime?


Who can receive wings for their soul, according to Socrates? 


What, according to Socrates, is the cause of madness in the soul?