1 One of the charges of the so-called "earlier accusers" is that Socrates "makes the worse into the stronger argument" this amounts to the charge that Socrates is a kind of sophist 2 Which of the following is NOT a true statement about the trial of Socrates as reported in Apology? None of the above; they are all true 3 One of the accusations of the earlier accusers is that Socrates inquires into things "in the heavens and below earth." This amounts to the charge that Socrates is an atheist who does not believe in the existence of the gods. 4 Socrates tells the story about his friend Chaerephon and the oracle at Delphi in order to explain why he spends his life seeking wisdom 5 Under cross-examination, Meletus claims that all citizens of Athens make the younger better, except Socrates. He responds by using an analogy involving horses who makes them better 6 When Socrates refers to his personal diving sign or divine voice in his dialogue, he means a voice that speak to him and warns him when he is about to do something wrong 7 Which of following is NOT one of the official charges made against Socrates by the so-called "present accusers" Socrates encourages the youth of Athens to engage in civil disobedience rather than obey some of the unjust laws of Athens. 8 The "sophists" were wise men of Athens 9 Meno at first defines virtue as "the ability to rule over men." The problem with this definition is that all of the above 10 The learner paradox suggesting learning might be a kind of a recollection 11
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