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Ankur Gupta Professor Slotkin IHUM- Literature of Crisis 26 October 2004 Clever Title Thesis: In Plato’s re-creation of Socrates defense speech, it is apparent that Socrates’ failure to One point: Socrates relies heavily on logos and a little ethos, no pathos Presumptuous Didactic tone is distasteful “…I do not think that it is just for a man to appeal to the jury or to get facts and convince them by argument. The jury does not sit to dispense justice as a favour, but to decide where justice lies; and the oath which they have sworn is not to show favour at their own discretion, but to return a just and lawful verdict” (63). Straight arrogance
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Unformatted text preview: “But how is it that some people enjoy spending a great deal of time in my company? You have heard the reason, gentlemen; I told you quire frankly. It is because they enjoy hearing me examine those who think that they are wise when they are not; an experience which has its amusing side. This duty I have accepted, as I said, in obedience to God’s commands given in oracles and dreams and in every way that any other divine dispensation has ever impressed a duty upon man.” (60). Conc- “Well, now it is time to be off, I to die and you to live; but which of us has the happier prospect is unknown to anyone but God” (70)....
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