I had to make this for my classical studies class it's badly made but i put a lot of effort into it :d made this with goanimatecom original video is here:. The apology ends with the speech in which socrates utters a prophetic warning to his judges concerning the verdict that history will pronounce upon them for the actions they have taken in condemning him to death it is a remarkable speech and one that illustrates socrates' deep conviction that it is far better to suffer injustice than it is to. Full text of plato's apology of socrates translated in english and first, i have to reply to the older charges and to my first accusers, and then i will go to the later ones. Apology /2 lying to the court what difference in the nature of socrates' speech might there be between addressing the men of athens at a trial and speaking. The apology at the trial for his life in 399 bc, socrates defense is recounted in plato's apology here socrates appeared, despite his lengthy defense, not to acquit himself from all accusations, but rather to deliberately ensure that he would be found guilty and thus condemned to death.
In this essay i will discuss the character of socrates as he is presented in the apology, i will look at socrates as a religious fanatic and an apostle of reason i will provide an argument from my own personal stance that the character of socrates in the apology is a variation of both religious. Outline of the apology rorty introduction: my accusers say i am skilled in speaking (which i deny)—but that is irrelevant, in any case my job is to speak the truth: yours is to judge the justice of what i say. Phil101 week 2 forum answer one of the questions below (not all three): (1) in the apology, socrates refuses to accept any lesser form of punishment (such as a fine or exile) as such socrates is sentenced to death.
Socrates's defense was unusual in that he wasn't so much defending himself against specific criminal charges as justifying his whole philosophical outlook right throughout the apology, socrates. Plato's famous record of socrates' defence against accusations of atheism and corrupting the youth this speech is well worth your time follow ancient recitations for extra content on facebook. After viewing 3 books: 1 digest, 2 english grammar in use, and 3 practical english usage, on possessive apostrophe, in just one book, the last reference, it is written: for older and foreign names ending in s we can use either 's or . Plato's apology part ii abstract: part ii of plato's account of socrates' defense elucidates some main principles of the socratic philosophy: (1) the socratic paradox, (2) the socratic method, (3)tending ones soul, and (4) death is not to be feared. The extant, primary sources about the history of the trial and execution of socrates are: the apology of socrates to the jury, by xenophon of athens, a historian and the tetralogy of socratic dialogues — euthyphro, the socratic apology, crito, and phaedo, by plato, a philosopher who had been a student of socrates.
If the apology is truly historically accurate, i think the real socrates was a brave [and maybe even slightly crazy] dude, but if plato fudged things a bit for dramatic and philosophic effect then it all seems more reasonable to me. 1 plato's apology of socrates how you, men of athens, have been affected by my accusers, i do 17a not know 1for my part, even i nearly forgot myself because of. Study questions for plato's apology do not turn the answers to these questions in these questions are intended to help you on the philosophically relevant issues of the text.
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' second speech is an argument for a different penalty rather than death, but socrates argues that he is doing a great service to the state of athens, so that the appropriate penalty would be to pay him a stipend for the rest of his life to support him in his criticism of individual citizens of athens. The apology of socrates (greek: ἀπολογία σωκράτους, apología sokrátous latin: apologia socratis), by plato, is the socratic dialogue that presents the speech of legal self-defence, which socrates presented at his trial for impiety and corruption, in 399 bc. The apology is plato's recollection and interpretation of the trial of socrates (399 bc) in this dialogue socrates explains who he is and what kind of life he led the greek word apologia means explanation -- it is not to be confused with apologizing or being sorry for one's actions. View week 2 forum from phil 101 at american public university (1) based on plato's dialogue, apology, assess the charge leveled against socrates of corrupting the youth of athens.
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. In plato's earliest dialogue, the apology, written shortly after socrates' execution, the student rises to his mentor's defense he ensured that socrates' attackers look petty and capricious, while the philosopher king appears noble, defiant and unwavering.
Socrates - the apology or (defense) socrates had no written work, never had a job and there are questions of whether he was even literate however, plato was a student of socrates and recorded what occurred at his death trial. The trial of socrates was justified by the laws of the time, according to a new study from cambridge university through the centuries, historians have portrayed the 399bc trial as a travesty, with socrates forced to face charges invented by his ignorant fellow citizens he was found guilty of.
The apology is plato's version of the speech delivered by socrates before the athenian people in his defense against charges of impiety and of misleading others, which ended in his condemnation and death in 399 bc. The main argument in the apology by famous ancient greek philosopher plato is whether, notorious speaker and philosopher socrates is corrupting the youth by preaching ungodly theories and teaching them unlawful ideas that do harm to individuals and society.