A of this dialogue is also available. I.

who acts even at the cost of endangering themselves or damaging their own interests of comparable magnitude to those originally endangered, acts with , i.e.

The speeches of his accusers had led him to this point.

The following is an outline of the 'argument' or logos that Socrates used in his defense.

The First False Charges (19a - 24a)A.

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The Charges and Their Assignment (19a-20c)

Other morally innocent purposes, however, like making a living, can be effected by immoral means, such as the practices of burglary or contract killing.

Socrates, in addressing the men of Athens, states that he almost forgot who he was.

Out of the following essay questions, you will have to write on two.

Since children for some time really are incompetent and helpless, it is a good question to what extent the parental relationship is a contractual duty of commission or a non-contractual one: but if there is no to bring children into existence (which does not seem right outside of moralistic religious systems), then the act by the parents must be either supererogatory or in the parents' self-interest.

(either 2 out of three, or 1 each out of two groups of two).

A probably apocryphal story about the raid has the captain of the Vice Squad demanding to know who had written such "smut." He was told the name of the author, but of course had never heard of the man, and had no idea that Aristophanes was somewhat outside the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles Police Department.

How doeshis 'human wisdom' relate to his god-given mission?

If Socrates is thinking of a particular god, and he is, he never does actually the god, though later we will have no difficulty understanding who it is -- the "god at Delphi" is Apollo.

The dialogue will thus be a kind of "recollecting" by Socrates of who he is.

Socrates' Art and the Delphic Oracle (20c-23c)

One incident for which Hippias was famous was his appearance at the Olympic Games, wearing nothing that he had not made himself, as a walking advertisement for his instruction in such practical skills.

That is to say, the Apology will become Socrates' answer to the question: "WHO IS SOCRATES?"II.

by James Murphy and Carole Newlands (Northern Illinois, 1986).

The present temple was built after an earthquake in 373 BC, centered at Helikê (Helice), directly across the Gulf of Corinth from Delphi, rocked the area and destroyed the original temple.

These general accusations were that Socrates was: (1) a PHYSICALIST and (2) a SOPHIST.

by Mimi Reisel Gladstein and Chris Matthew Sciabarra (Penn.

But, thinking about the name, he suddenly realized he knew who it was: "Harry Stophanes!" So a very perplexed Harry may have ended up in jail that night.