The Apology (Philosophy of Plato & Aristotle)
Publish date: December 1977
Publisher: Ayer Co Publ.
Edition language: English
, Non Fiction
Socrates would have made a great internet troll.
Before I read this, I had no idea why Socrates was tried and put to death. If Plato's (admittedly biased) account is to be believed, it sounds like Socrates was unjustly accused of corrupting youth and was not given a fair trial. I found some of his statements quite brilliant, such as that we are ...
Perhaps the most famous of the Socratic dialogues, the Apology (in the sense of apologia or defense before a tribunal) presents Socrates (469-399 BCE) as he defends himself against charges that he corrupted the youth of Athens and did not honor the proper gods. It is probably not a spoiler to sa...
This is the third time I'm writing this review. First one was my fault, second effing GR's. Eff you! Eff you! But I'm a quite persistent and try as you might, you won't get rid of my review as easily, effing GR! It's just made me more determined to get on with it.NOT INFORMATIVE, NOT A REVIEW. READ ...
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