Socrates And The Apology Analysis
In this assignment I will briefly explain what happened in the trail of Socrates as written by Plato, as well as what the different roles of philosophy as highlighted by Socrates in the apology. Role of philosophy is the caring of the human soul, and the moral virtue that a person attains through a philosophical life. Socrates’ promotion of the pursuit of wisdom supported this role, as wisdom was necessary for virtue. The role was religious, and for Socrates originated from the gods. His commitment …show more content…
(This is how Socratic Wisdom is related to Socratic Ignorance.)
He addresses three charges that have been bestowed upon him. The corrupter of the youth Socrates efficiently and effectively displayed that it is impossible that he intentionally corrupted the youth.
His argument the first premis was that evil people harm those around them if he had corrupted the youth intentionally then he must have wanted to be harmed. That if he corrupted the youth then he either does it intentionally or unintentionally, he did not want to be harmed.so this cannot be intentional. Socrates further on went to defend himself in that he believed in a Damon which is a demi- God therefore him not being a complete Antsiest, given that Socrates defended himself against both charges he was still sentenced to