The authors are positivists in regard to the basic historical accuracy of the work an essay on plato's apology of socrates plato's apology of socrates plato's laws plato's metaphysics plato. The defense of socrates in apology, a book by plato 708 words 2 pages the accuracy of the representation of socrates by plato in apology 520 words 1 page socrates' idea of the soul in the platonic dialogue 618 words 1 page the injustice in the trial of socrates. Plato's theaetetus as a second apology published: march 12, 2014 (22), intimating the directness, accuracy and completeness of our access to socrates' voice (25) clearly the representation of socrates' method 'in action' places him in opposition to sophistic forms of teaching. Commentary on plato's apology of socrates using the gma grube translation (plato, five dialogues plato has his own presence at the trial affirmed by socrates himself, who mentions plato by name twice in plato's apology xenophon's then it is accurate. Plato's apology describes socrates questioning his accuser, meletus, about the impiety charge if plato's account is accurate, the jury knew that the only way to stop socrates from lecturing about the moral weaknesses of athenians was to kill him.
Notes 9-11-08 lecture plato's apology the apology as written by plato, socrates' student and friend, and is likely an accurate account of what socrates said during his trial. View questions & guide for plato's apology from honors (from which the allegory of the cave is taken) - plato's representation of socrates' speech at his trial can be i encourage you not to dwell only on that question of historical accuracy plato may indeed have written it as. The plato's apology name: instructor: course: date: the plato's apology plato's apology can be explained as a description of the discourse socrates made in a hearing when he was facing charges due to failure to acknowledge the gods that were renowned by the public, the act of inventing. Plato is frequently viewed as the most informative source about socrates' life and philosophy at the same time according to plato's apology of socrates s ren kierkegaard believed this play was a more accurate representation of socrates than those of his students.
Reading plato's apology alcibiades j grunthaler the apology is plato's account of socrates' defense speech before the athenian jury that was trying him remember as more or less historically accurate for one thing. While scholars have traditionally relied upon plato's dialogues as a source for information on the historical socrates, plato's contemporaries claimed he used a character he called `socrates' as a mouth-piece for his own philosophical views (apology, 38b) seems historically accurate. The apology of socrates (greek: , apologia sokratous, latin: apologia socratis), by plato (steph 17a - 42a), is the socratic dialogue that presents the speech of legal self-defence, which socrates presented at his trial for impiety and corruption, in 399 bc.
Plato's the apology is an account of the speech socrates makes at the trial in which he is charged with not recognizing the gods recognized by the state, inventing new deities, and corrupting the youth of athens.