Apology (Paperback)

Apology By Benjamin Jowett (Translator), Plato Cover Image
By Benjamin Jowett (Translator), Plato
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The Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel . 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. The Apology is divided into three parts. The first part is Socrates' own defense of himself and includes the most famous parts of the text, namely his recounting of the Oracle at Delphi and his cross-examination of Meletus. The second part is the verdict, and the third part is the sentencing.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781490536095
ISBN-10: 1490536094
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Publication Date: June 26th, 2013
Pages: 52
Language: English