The story of Euthyphro provides an excellent

The story of Euthyphro provides an excellent - II. The...

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II. The dialogue after Euthyphro is the Apology, which is the trial of Socrates. What are the charges against Socrates? How does he answer those charges? Does he answer them in a way you find convincing? The oracle has declared that Socrates is the wisest man in the world. On what grounds does it make that claim? In a famous passage Socrates tells the jury that he is to Athens as a fly is to a horse. What does he mean by that? Socrates has been accused of corrupting the minds of the young and believing in supernatural things of his own invention instead of the gods by the state. Socrates says he is not really convincing to me. The oracle has declared that Socrates is the wisest man in the world because he knows he knows nothing. Continuing with his defense Socrates tells the jury that he is as a fly is to a horse. Socrates claims large horse tends to become lazy and needs the of a stinging fly. He goes on to say has assigned him to Athens to perform the office of a fly, rousing, persuading, and reproving every one of them. III. In another famous passage, Socrates declares that he never entered politics
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