Comparing Plato's Apology And Crito

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Prof. Nichole Jackson Logical Argument Journal Plato’s Apology and Crito This journal is a type of double-entry note-taking for use while reading (a digital version of using notecards to write down notes that you might find useful later). The student provides quotes from primary sources and the explanation of those quotes. Responses are neither right nor wrong; therefore, scoring is dependent upon the evidence that student connected ideas to prior knowledge, clarity of descriptions, quality of the selected quotations, and proper citations. Use the attached word document which has embedded tables that expand as you type. Select at least five quotes from the assigned reading. Select a quotation long enough to make the entire statement…show more content…
Your response does not need to sound formal, but should be grammatically correct. Try to make the words of the text clear to you. Consider how the ideas would have been understood in their historical context. Make connections between the argument in quotation and similar ideas from other books, movies, or your life experience. |Socrates says, “Come then, let us examine our words. The thing and|Socrates has found a flaw in Euthyphro’s claim that whatever the gods like | |the person that are dear to the gods are holy, and the thing and |must be holy. Simply by stating that sometimes the gods disagree about what | |the person that are hateful to the gods are unholy; and the two |they like, Socrates has logically shown that this can’t be the way to judge…show more content…
Socrates is supposed to be in a different | | |position since there is a jury to be convinced, and he believes he has a | | |strong argument since everyone present who is related to those who may have | | |been corrupted is there to defend, not accuse, him. | |Socrates says, “but either I do not corrupt them, or if I corrupt |Socrates admits that there is a chance that he is corrupting the youth, but | |them, I do it involuntarily, so that you are lying in both events.|that would only be if it is happening as an unintended effect. If, in asking | |But if I corrupt them involuntarily, for such involuntary errors |questions to seek out wisdom he has somehow corrupted the young men of | |the law is not to hale people into court, but to take them and |Athens, then he says he should have been told that what he was doing was
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