Phil 102 Quiz 2 - Dominique Johnson 814057719 Quiz 2 The...

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Dominique Johnson 814057719Quiz 2The earlier or older accusers and the later or more recent accusers of Socrates were quite different. The earlier accusers were a large group of people who badmouthed Socrates greatly.Ultimately, they were upset with Socrates due to the fact that he was actively questioning them to prove to them that they did not know what they proclaimed. He was trying to understand the declaration that the Delphic Oracle made. The declaration suggested that nobody in Athens was more wise than he. These early accusers unlike the more recent accusers did not attend court. Thelate accusers, Lycon, Anytus, and Meletus summoned Socrates before King Archon to accuse him of impiety and corrupting the youth. The later accusers of Socrates, Meletus, Lycon and Anytus charged him with corrupting the youth and impiety. Essentially not believing in the gods that Athens recognized. If the earlier accusers were formally to accuse Socrates, they would charge Socrates of being a Sophists and or teaching people atheism and logic, manipulating arguments, and finally he would have been

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