Unformatted text preview: Living without considering the purpose of your actions makes your actions meaningless. Analysis of the text: My comment on the text was against the jury and trial. This was a very unfair trial and there was no consideration of the points made by Socrates. My curiosity lies in what really happened in this trial, as it is a true trial. How if Socrates made such valid unrefuted points was he condemned to death? Also as the wise man he is, for Plato’s portrayal there was little to no talking from the jurors or others present. As the philosopher I would expect Socrates to take more of a questioning approach rather than a monologue. I would have enjoyed the reading more if it involved more dialogue and wasn’t only Socrates speaking....
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course PHIL 01 taught by Professor Weiss during the Fall '08 term at Lehigh University .
- Fall '08