one of the charges against Socrates?
corrupted the youth.
the other charge against Socrates?
committed acts of impiety.
In response to a question from Socrates' student Chaerephon, the oracle of Apollo at Delphi declared that
one was wiser than Socrates
As a result of his questioning of politicians, poets,
and craftsmen, Socrates concluded that
own wisdom consisted in realizing that he was ignorant
Socrates compares the Athenians to a sluggish horse
and himself to a horsefly (gadfly). The point of the comparison is that
god has placed Socrates in Athens to awaken the Athenians
Socrates states that he has never taken part in
divine voice told him not to
How did Socrates show by his actions that the risk of
death is unimportant to him in his example of the service to the Council and
the trial of the ten generals?
was the only council member who argued against trying the ten generals en bloc.
After the verdict, both the prosecution and the
defense proposed punishments. Socrates' proposal was
meals at public expense
In the last of his three speeches, Socrates states
either oblivion or continued existence in Hades