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    characteristic of America, a country firmly pointed towards the future. However, it is possible that by looking into the teachings of Socrates American society can find insights that could prove beneficial, particularly by examining the words in the Apology. In his defense before an Athenian court Socrates demonstrates his belief in cultivating the soul through a quest for the truth, knowledge, and admitting one’s own ignorance, which remain significant to present day society and could even be used as

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    Every single day there are individuals who stand up against the jarring face of injustice, to uphold a greater purpose. Socrates is an individual known for going against the norms of his society, and uses his philosophical work to delve into the many facets of inequity. Uninhibited by societal norms, Socrates builds on his research by unraveling the intricacies of breaking laws. His study of injustice and law, feeds into his philosophical project of discovering the true meaning of virtue. When facing

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    Bibliography: Works Cited Brickhouse, Thomas C. Socrates On Trial. Princeton University Press, Princeton: 1989. Plato. Five Dialogues. Hackett, Indianapolis: 1981. Reeve, C. D. C. Socrates in the Apology: An Essay on Plato's Apology of Socrates. Hackett, Indianapolis: 1989. Stone, Isidor. F. The Trial of Socrates. Little Brown, Boston: 1988. Xenophon. Recollections of Socrates, and: Socrates' Defense Before the Jury. Collier Macmillan, New York: 1965

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    In “The Apology” and “Euthyphro”, Plato creates a picture of the principles Socrates has on philosophy and wisdom. Since there are know direct pieces of literature written by Socrates, all of the information about him are composed by other Philosophers who encountered him. So when I refer to Socrates, it means the character depicted by Plato. I will argue that some important characteristics of philosophy and being a philosopher is evident by comparing Socrates with Euthyphro because of how he sees

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    Socrates and Qoute

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    to think like how he thinks then his or her chances of success would be very slim. It is very competitive today and ignorance is not the best way to be successful even when writing papers. Works Cited - Lawall, Sarah N., and Maynard Mack. "The Apology of Socrates." The Norton Anthology of World Literature. Beginnings to A. D. 100. New York: Norton, 2002. p799, Print. - Gerzon, Robert. "Socrates: "The Unexamined Life Is Not worth Living"" Www.consciousearth.com. Conscious Earth, n.d. Web. - "Socrates

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    theologies transpire in the dramatizations of Plato in The Euthyphro and Defense of Socrates. In the Euthyphro a dialogue partakes between them in Athens, involving what exactly determines an action to be ‘piety’ or ‘holy’. In the Defense of Speech (Apology) Socrates philosophical ideologies and theologies are questioned. Socrates beliefs entails that was is approved by one deity (pious) can be disapproved by another (impious). Socrates views boils down to the action approved by all deities produces

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    The Clouds by Aristophanes, the Apology, and the Republic by Plato collectively demonstrate the hazardous relationship between the philosopher and the city. Each work reveals how Socrates’ method of dialectic inquiry and search for wisdom hindered Athens’ city structure and order. The tension between the city and the philosopher ultimately leads to Socrates’ death. Yet, the jury’s decision does not denounce Socrates as a pious individual. The decision merely represents Socrates’ unwillingness to

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    Why Is Socrates Wrong

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    important value in life. In the 399 BC Meletus made an accusation against Socrates that he commit crimes because he do not believe in gods but create some new and also he corrupt the youth of Athens. Socrates had to stand trial. It is known from Apology of Socrates that he was found guilty and sentenced him to death penalty by poisoning. In my opinion it was not a good decision, I think Socrates was innocent. He was teaching and talking with people honestly and openly, he did not hide. He wanted

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    Socrates

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    4Plato 41. 5Leo Strauss, Socrates and Aristophanes (New York/London: Basic Books Inc., 1966) 311. 6Strauss 14. 7James W. Hulse, The Reputations of Socrates (New York: Peter Lang Publishing Inc., 1995) 0. 8C.D.C. Reeve, Socrates in the Apology: An Essay on Plato’s Apology of Socrates (Indianapolis/Cambridge: Hackett Publishing Company, 1989) 184.

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    Martin Luther King Jr.’s Letter from Birmingham Jail brings up the idea of acting in a just or unjust manner. In this letter, he’s saying that it’s moral for one to break a law if they feel it is an unjust one. He stated that any law that’s degrading a person should be considered unjust. Even though the technical reason for his arrest was just, since he was parading without a permit, it was an unjust action because it was used to maintain segregation in Birmingham. Since the reasoning for his actual

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