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Apology

Plato

The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BCE against the charges of 'corrupting the young, & by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel' (24b). 'Apology' here has its earlier meaning (now usually expressed by the word 'apologia') of speaking in defense of a cause or of one's beliefs or actions (from the Ancient Greek ἀπολογία). The Apology can…Read More »

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