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  • Socrates, Man of Many Colors

    justice. Justice has a direct effect upon Socrates’ behavior. He insists to Crito in the third dialog that his beliefs pertaining to what “just” means is the very reason why he has accepted the sentence he is given. This very question, “What is just?” is just the kind of thing that got him into trouble in Athens in the first place. This question is explored here and there in various dialogs but is crucial when Crito implores Socrates to permit him to assist in his friends escape from prison.

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  • Understanding Philosophy and Its Benefits

    Understanding Philosophy and its Benefits By: Anonymous Understanding Philosophy and its Benefits 1 Many of Plato’s dialogues such as the Euthyphro, Apology, Crito and Phaedo are based upon the same reoccurring theme, the defense of the study of philosophy. Plato’s dialogues notable for their depth in a relatively narrow framework, attempt to argue the benefits of philosophical reasoning through essence, knowledge and truth. To understand the benefits of philosophy one must pose the question

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  • My Deepest Apology

    [pic] 50 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA. 94112 (415)239-3000 http://www.ccsf.edu/ Accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges PROFESSOR MIKE P. McKEEVER CRITICAL CLASS LINKS – FALL SEMESTER 2012 ECON 1, 3 Units: Principles of Macroeconomics; CRN: 70719, 70721, 70722 Course Hours: Econ 1-003, CRN 70719 MWF 9:00 AM to 9:59 AM, ARTX 182 Econ 1-005 CRN 70721 MWF 10:00

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  • Apology Admission of Ignorance

    has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think I have.” ― Plato, Apology tags: apology, knowledge, plato, socrates, wisdom 23 people liked it like “Men of Athens, I honor and love you; but I shall obey God rather than you, and while I have life and strength I shall never cease from the practice and teaching of philosophy... Understand that I shall never alter my ways, not even if I have to die many tim Apology: Top Ten Quotes Top Ten Quotes | 1) "I am very conscious that I am

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  • Apology

    Interpretation: Plato’s Apology & Sophocles’ Oedipus the King Interpretation of human reality in many eyes can be viewed in numerous, if not countless number of ways. In Plato’s Apology and Sophocles’ Oedipus the King both text are intensely concerned with how human reality seems open to interpretation, and their concerns caused a threat to be overcome in both readings. In both readings their suggested responses is similar to the concerns of the threat of open to interpretation. The Apology, written by

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  • Plato Apology

    Critical Analysis of The Apology of Socrates by Plato Socrates was an orator and philosopher whose primary interests were logic, ethics and epistemology. In Plato’s Apology of Socrates, Plato recounts the speech that Socrates gave shortly before his death, during the trial in 399 BC in which he was charged with "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, also being a busybody and intervene gods business". The name of the work itself is not mean what it is

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  • The Pages of History

    (Linder) Contained in The Last Days of Socrates, Plato’s The Apology is considered to be the most accurate recounting of the trial proceedings in which Socrates is found guilty and sentenced to death. (Tredennick and Tarrant) It is in the Crito that Socrates demonstrates his conviction in his beliefs and virtues. It recounts a conversation in the cell between Crito and Socrates as he awaits his sentence to be carried out. Crito has come at this late hour to make an offer to Socrates “O! my beloved

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  • The Evolution of the Hero

    honor is of utmost importance. Honor is essential and valued above life. If patriotic and personal honor come into conflict, personal honor will be upheld first. Another example of the evolution of the Heroic ideal can be found in Plato’s Apology, which is an account of the speech given by citizen-hero Socrates, as he defends himself against a jury of 500 fellow citizens. Socrates was charged with corrupting Athenian youth, disbelief in the deities of the city-state, and inventing new gods

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  • Apology of Socrates Summart

    Summary Plato's The Apology is an account of the speech Socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new deities, and corrupting the youth of Athens. Socrates' speech, however, is by no means an "apology" in our modern understanding of the word. The name of the dialogue derives from the Greek "apologia," which translates as a defense, or a speech made in defense. Thus, in The Apology, Socrates attempts to defend himself and

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  • The Apology

    The Apology The apology to me does not really feel like an apology. While Socrates addresses the audience of his accusers, he does not sound apologetic. To me, he actually sounds as though he has a higher than thou view of himself based on the oration of an oracle. While this oracle says that, he is the wisest man in all of Athens he goes around trying to disprove it, in the process inflating his ego. At this point, he starts to remind me of Sheldon from The Big Bang Theory. – I know I am smarter

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  • Plato's Apology

    Background of his life Plato's “The Apology” is an interpretation of the speech Socrates gives at the trial in which he is charged with not believing in the gods that the city of Athens believes in and corrupting the Athenians youth. He argues that he does not know the answers to the questions he is asked and that he is innocent of both of these charges. His defense is eventually ineffective, and he is condemned to death. Socrates concludes the Apology by arguing that man should not have a fear

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  • Broken Family

    Body and soul are separate, then 2 .CRITO BY: PLATO The dialogue begins with Socrates waking up to the presence of Crito in his prison cell and inquires whether it is early in the day. Crito informs Socrates that it is indeed early and that he, Crito, chose to let Socrates sleep in peace, especially given Socrates' current distressful circumstance of awaiting his own execution. Crito explains that he admires the peaceful manner in which Socrates has heretofore

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  • Plato's Apology

    I believe the argument that Socrates made: “Wicked people have a bad effect upon those with whom they are in the closest contact” is valid, because you can become like someone who you are really close to, for example if you hang out a lot with your best friend, it is more likely that you became intentionally influenced by him/her, this might be in a good or bad way it varies and depends in the person. So if you are surrounded by wicked people you probably might end up being just like them but this

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  • Plato

    Contradiction in Plato’s Apology and Crito Ben Blanks, Lynchburg College (Editor’s note: This essay by Ben Blanks is the winner of the North Award for the best paper in the 2012 Agora. Ben presented an earlier version of this paper at the ACTC Student Conference at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California, in March, 2011.) When reading the Apology and the Crito of Plato, one inevitably comes upon a seeming fundamental contradiction between the two dialogues. The Apology presents readers with a

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  • Trial and Death of Socrates

    This happens particularly in the Apology where Socrates discusses how important it is to do as the gods say. This is the reason why he continued studying philosophy despite being commanded otherwise by the laws. Then in Crito, he states that it is important to follow the laws of Athens no matter what they tell you to do. This contradicts his previous statements because by following his philosophical mission, Socrates is breaking the law. During his trial in the Apology, Socrates states to the jury how

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  • Plato's Apology to Socrates-Cross Examination

    Socrates, a famous Greek Philosopher, was formally charged at the Athenian courts for his philosophical teachings and its effect on the people of Athens. He was presented in front of hundreds of jury men and unsupportive audience to defend himself against charges that were set by Meletus, one of his prosecutors. Normally a person would plead with the jury to free himself from receiving harsh punishments, but Socrates was not among them. Despite of knowing the fact that the result of the trail would

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  • Socrates World Views

    what is to come in the afterlife than when they are staring death in the face. Socrates first brings to light his view of death in the Apology when he states, “Death is one of two things. Either it is annihilation, and the dead have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from this place to another.” (Apology 40c). At this point, Socrates does not give any definitive answer as to whether death is annihilation or the migration of the soul; rather

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  • Crito

    Crito The father of our country, Thomas Jefferson, once said “My reading of history convinces me that most bad government is the result of too much government.” (Government Involvement in the American Economy) Throughout the course of history we have seen the government drastically change and become more and more involved in the personal lives of the American public. In the story “Crito”, a dialogue written by Plato, he tells of the last days of Socrates. The issue arises as to what laws one should

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  • Socrates Paper

    unjust? When Socrates was imprisoned facing his death, one of his close friends, Crito, came to him and presented him with an opportunity to escape and he replies to the proposal by saying, “Then in light of this admission we must consider whether or not it is just for me to try and get away without being released by the Athenians. If it turns out to be just, we must make an attempt; if not, we must drop it.” (Crito 48c). Crito then continues to give him reasons why they must escape including how Socrates

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  • Platos Apology

    Plato’s Apology, is by far one of the most logical yet critical thinking text that I have ever read. Plato describes Socrates, the accused atheist and corrupter of youth in ancient Athens, as a true beacon of ethics and morality. The method that Plato uses to depict Socrates on trial gives us a look back on how the trial of a man who encourages one of sound mind to ask questions even to those who are deemed wise in the eyes of others. Despite facing odds that are stacked highly against him, and this

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  • Apology V. Crito

    When reading the Apology one gets a feel for disobeying the law when the law stands in between of what one believes and what the law states. In the Crito one gets the feel of ethical conduct, to obey the laws, and to endure the blows one has received and accept them regardless of the consequences. The only problem with this is that the sequel contradicts the prequel. In the Apology, Socrates threatens to disobey a court order to cease philosophizing, among other orders. In the Crito, Socrates obeys

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  • A Better Apology

    Comm. 2221 Research and Application Paper A Better Apology Introduction The interpersonal skill I have chosen is apology. Being apologetic shows strength and maturity to admit fault and failure. An apology can make or break a relationship. This skill is very important in any kind of relationship because it says the person is aware that they did something wrong and hurtful. This interpersonal skill is a powerful social skill that every person and child should property learn. If everyone practiced

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  • Apology by Socrates

    After reading Apology I feel bad for Socrates. I was disturbed because how can one person be jailed and sentenced to death because of his beliefs. One thing about Socrates is that he was a man with beliefs that he stood up for what he believed in no matter what the cost even if it costed him his life and freedom. Socrates was facing two charges. The first charge was that Socrates is an evil- doer and a curious person that searched into everything under the earth and above the heavens. Socrates

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  • Arguments of Crito and Socrates

    Pluto’s Crito, Crito try’s to persuade Socrates to escape from jail to prevent them from killing him. However, Socrates provides a counter argument to his pleas. Crito presents seven different arguments for Socrates escape from prison. Crito argued that if Socrates does not escape, he would hurt Crito. First, Crito will loose Socrates friendship if he dies. If Socrates dies, people will think that Crito didn’t do anything to help Socrates therefore, the people will look down at Crito because

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  • The Apology Plato

    The Apology Plato What I found interesting about Plato’s Apology is how you can see Socrates values throughout this account or description of the trial. The Greek “apologia” translates as a defense, or a speech made in defense. I feel like the real defense was not so much a defense to save his life but a defense in which to safeguard or uphold his values about life and to defend his relationship with the Delphic Oracle. His honesty and directness may have got him into this situation but he contuined

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  • Apology Speech

    A transcript of the apology by Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd to the Forgotten Australians and former child migrants on 16th November 2009 at Parliament House, Canberra. Today, the Government of Australia will move the following motion of apology in the Parliament of Australia. We come together today to deal with an ugly chapter in our nation‟s history. And we come together today to offer our nation‟s apology. To say to you, the Forgotten Australians, and those who were sent to our shores as children

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  • The Unexamined Life Is Not Worth Living

    unexamined life is not worth living” focusing on the Apology and Euthyphro. The words, ‘the unexamined life is not worth living’ by Socrates comes from Plato’s Apology when Socrates is sentenced to death after being accused of corrupting the youth and impiety (Ahbel-Rappe & Rachana, 229). Patterson posits that apology is one historical account of Socrates’ defense during his trial (Patterson, 16), and these words appear at the end of the Apology when Socrates is going through possible punishments

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  • Socrates

    In the Crito, Socrates makes some surprisingly strong claims about the moral authority of the state, which might even seem to be inconsistent both with another fundamental claim he makes in the Crito and with certain claims he makes in the Apology. I shall argue that although these claims seem to be in some tension with each other, the crucial claims about the authority of the state in the Crito can plausibly be interpreted in such a way as to remove any real inconsistency with the other claims.

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  • Brechtian Theatre - the Apology

    Zeal Theatre’s The Apology is set in present day Brisbane. The key themes and ideas of this play are self control, determination, choices, conflicts and resilience. The play is done in an epic style that is known in Brechtian Theatre. This assignment will analyse the dramatic and theatrical ‘Brechtian’ techniques used to challenge the audience’s viewing experience. The human context of the drama is established when a year 9 excursion to Boggo Road Gaol occurs. The protagonist, Ray Bones, is taunted

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  • Healing Power of Apology

    It is uneasy to apologize to one man without hesitation, even after we hurt friends for ours' ambition. However, apology is a sign of communicative competence which plays a vital role in interpersonal relationships. I literally want to show a truth that the apology does not represent weakness, apology is one of the most powerful acts people can do, which will heal pains and differences. I am willing to take my experiences as an example. I had a quiet and gentle deskmate-Yuan, when I was a student

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  • Breaking Down the Apology and the Euthyphro

    APOLOGY Sophists The sophists were rhetoric teachers in Athens who lived at the same the as Socrates. They were major intellectual figures, and the term “sophist” means “wise person.” At that time “sophistry” was roughly equivalent to “rhetoric,” and rhetoric is the art of persuasion using language. However, the term ‘sophistry’ is now generally used to refer to manipulative forms of rhetoric. Protagorus * Was a Sophist Why was socrates unpopular * Two sets of

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  • Kobe Bryant Apology Post

    Ali Mousavi ENG 102 9/11/14 Rhetorical Analysis of an Apology Draft Kobe Bryant the 6-foot-6 guard was a member of the Lakers team that won three straight NBA championships in the 2000-2002 seasons. He was named most valuable player in the NBA All-Star game in the 2002 season. In 1998, Bryant became the youngest player to appear in an NBA All-Star game. On December 16, 2003 Professional basketball player Kobe Bryant was charged Friday afternoon with sexual assault of a 19-year-old woman in

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  • Apology Letter

    Review Case 1.1 Explain how Henry Miller uses outside resources to drive innovation. Identify the additional resources might they need if expanding to a new market like Malaysia. Henry Miller work is innovated by his own expertise, but does not end there. Instead of creating the designs for his company within, he outsources the company’s creative work to professional designers and fully understands that he could benefit from the creativity of his staff as well. By allowing his staff to take part

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  • The Apology Plato

    To do harm is to cause injury or damage. In Plato’s writing, “Apology”, his friend and teacher, Socrates, is accused by Meletus, among others, of causing harm to Athens and Athenians by “corrupting the young and of not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other new spiritual things”.(27) Over the course of the trial arguments for both sides are presented, though Socrates’ own defense or “apology”, resonates with enough reason and logic to make his case believable while Meletus

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  • Aristotles Poetics in Apology by Plato

    Jane Doe Professor Urkel ENG-225 24 February 2012 Application of Aristotle's Poetics in the work Apology by Plato According to Aristotle, the criterion that is expressed in Poetics should be based on the matter, subjects and method. For example; for matter, the melody, rhythm and language are the key considerations to be looked into. The subjects in Poetics usually bring out the character traits that are related to human characteristics. This is what brings out the difference between tragic

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  • Rationalism

    same direction, with a few similarities and differences. They did both agree though on the concept that knowledge was innate. Bibliography Plato. "Meno." Five Dialogues Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, and Phaedo. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2002. 58-94. Print. Plato. "Phaedo." Five Dialogues Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Meno, and Phaedo. 2nd ed. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2002. 95-154. Print. Descartes, René. "Meditations One." Meditations, Objections, and Replies. Indianapolis: Hackett, 2006. 9-13

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  • Radio Shack Case Study Apology Letter

    career, we would like for you to know that we are available for assist you. Please contact your direct supervisor if you are in need of a reference and Human Resources for any questions related to your severance package. Again, I offer my utmost apologies. I hope that this event does not tarnish your pleasant memories while at Radio Shack and I wish you good luck in your future endeavors. Sincerely, Julian Day CEO Radio Shack Corporation

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  • Example of Apology Letter

    restaurant. Furthermore, you will get free breakfast and coffee for the next stay at our hotel as well, and I hope that we will have the satisfaction of you again. We are really sorry again for your bad experience at our hotel. Please accept my apologies for the inconveniences you endured. Yours Sincerely Natthaya Loasuriya Manager

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  • Socrates

    principles to the five hundred and one person jury. Finally, the Crito, and story of Socrates' final discussion with his good friend Crito, Socrates is offered an opportunity to escape the prison and his death sentence. As is known, Socrates rejected the suggestion. It is in the Euthyphro and the Apology that it can be assume that Socrates is not guilty as charged, he had done nothing wrong and he properly defended himself. However, in the Crito, it is shown that Socrates is guilty only in the interpretation

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  • Crito and Socrates

    Crito and Socrates Joy Woodard PHI103: Informal Logic (GSJ1413B) Instructor:  Brian Onishi April 21, 2014 Crito was Socrates’ friend that wanted him to escape out of prison after he was found guilty and sentenced to death. Crito came to visit Socrates in prison and tried to convince him or presented an argument that escaping from prison would be the best thing for him, his friends, and is family. Crito stated that many men would look at him wrong, because he would not pay to get Socrates

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  • Apology

    History reveals that many communities from different parts of world migrated and settled in Canada, this communities brought their culture and values along with them. As the time elapsed new trends were introduced for the progress of the nation but Canadian government thought that this aboriginal communities cannot accept the changes taking place in the society because of their cultural values, language and traditions. As a result of which “Canadian government developed a policy called aggressive

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  • Sacrates

    Michelle Meeks 9/3/2013 PHI1010 Word Count: 460 Socrates In “The Apology” and “The Crito” Socrates argues about the importance and value of one’s self. He talks of how the greatest benefit is to be “as good and as wise as possible” and that no outcome, even death, would be more detrimental to the soul than betraying one’s own philosophy. In “The Apology,” Socrates argues that to be a good man you must be honest and put yourself before others. He states to the jury that “perhaps you think

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  • Clouds and the Apology

    of the people. In Plato’s Apology, Socrates says that he is going against the traditions in order to show the importance of the traditions, although in a way that argues against it which is irritating to some. He claims that without him the state is likely to enter into a “deep sleep” meaning that it would be forgotten. In Aristophanes’ Clouds, he treats Socrates crudely because its purpose is for Just Arguments whereas Socrates used Unjust Arguments. In The Apology, Socrates gives a speech defend

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  • Public Apology

    Effective Apology All kinds of people make mistakes all the time from old to young & weak to strong, “Our mistakes are what make us human”, they follow us around even when we don’t think that we’ve made a mistake, what might be acceptable in my point of view might be unacceptable in others point of view, We human beings are walking offenders. To make it up for the mistake, a proper apology should be given. Apologies are considered important in any society; it is a powerful way to regain trust

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  • Plato/Socrates

    TOPIC ONE: Socrates seems to come to the conclusion in the Crito that there is a moral obligation on the part of every citizen to obey the laws (or to persuade others to change them). But in the Apology, he mentions two cases of what he seems to think permissible disobedience to the laws: his past refusal to arrest Leon of Salamis, and his stated intention not to comply with judicial gag order. Does he contradict himself? Explain and defend your answer. NOTES: - Yes, Plato contradicts

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  • Analysis of Socrates’ Passage in Apology

    for not believing in the gods of the state and for speaking with contempt to the high ranking officials of his time (Ober “Gadfly on Trial” 2). The accounts of his trials were written by his avid and equally popular student Plato in Apology (Colaiaco 17). In Apology, he quoted: For if you kill me you will not easily find another like me, who, if I may use such a ludicrous figure of speech, am a sort of gadfly, given to the state by the god; and the state is like a great and noble steed who is tardy

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  • Apology

    Apology Plato Published: -400 Categorie(s): Non-Fiction, Philosophy Source: http://en.wikisource.org 1 About Plato: Plato (Greek: Plátōn, "wide, broad-shouldered") (428/427 BC – 348/ 347 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher, the second of the great trio of ancient Greeks –Socrates, Plato, originally named Aristocles, and Aris- totle– who between them laid the philosophical foundations of Western culture. Plato was also a mathematician, writer of philosophical dia- logues, and founder of the

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  • Socratic Ethics Essay

    conduct, with respect to the rightness and wrongness of certain actions and to the goodness and badness of the motives and ends of such actions. Socrates discusses this many times in his teachings, specifically in the readings, Euthyphro, the Apology, the Crito and the Phaedo. Socrates’ main question was “What is the good life?” and his pursuit was to find out how to live this “good life”. Socrates’ pursuit of the “good life” helped him to identify knowledge with virtue. He equated knowledge

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  • Edew

    There are deliberations that Socrates is supporting civil disobedience in the Apology, but in the Crito his extensive argument demonstrates that he is supporter of strict obedience to the Laws. In the Apology, Socrates argues that he is not guilty of breaking any law by not retrieving Leon of Salamis (32d). He adds that he would not obey the court if they find him guilty and order him to stop philosophizing (29d). On the other hand, Socrates states that every moral citizen should abide by the law

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  • Socrates Diologue

    Socratic dialogues deal with the definition of certain types of virtue, and how these specific virtues (for example, courage or piety) fit in to the overall definition of doing good and living by the correct moral standards. The dialogues of the Apology and the Crito deal with the trial and sentencing of Socrates, facilitating a discussion about an individual's morality in abiding by the law. Socrates does show us that civil law should be treated as a moral obligation, by proving that to ignore the rule

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