Charges against Socrates Name of student Name of institution What were the charges against Socrates? Was he guilty of some of them? Socrates was a renowned Greek philosopher and one of the most revere phiiosophers of all the time. His accusations were brought forward by a young man he never knew well he was known as Meletus but there were other two including Anytus and Lycon. However Meletus was the principal speaker who Socrates claimed joined the case due to the strong opposition to his doctrine. During the presentation wise man. In many instances he cornered the accuser through well-structured arguments and logic that surprised even the jury. Nonetheless his language and argument angered the young jury who decided to punish him by voting for his death penalty. In his final remarks Socrates forgave them and the accusers and prophesied that more vibrant philosophers would come in the future (Fagan 2009). References Fagan Patricia; Russon (2009). Reexamining Socrates in the Apology Evanston: Northwestern University Press Nails Debra (2011). The People of Plato (Indianapolis: Hackett Publishing Co pp. 188–9 [...]
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