Apology Essays

Critique on Plato’s Apology of Socrates

Socrates was a great philosopher of his time. There came a point in his life when his beliefs were questioned and his teachings doubted. He was charged for evil deeds and wrong doings. His accusers said he made people see the worse as better and passed them on as truths. They also said that he corrupted the youth and that he did not believe in the gods recognized by the state. Socrates addressed the Athenians in defense of his philosophical…

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Crito and the Apology

Socrates laid it down all, so to speak, his reasoned argument of his role in the advancement of knowledge among the youth of his time in his Apology, and his equally reasoned defense of the law in Crito. Now, it seems that in the midst of his deliberations in both apologies, Socrates made statements which appear to argue for both pro and con of the issue about whether subjecting one’s self to the law was the only absolute thing to…

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