Socrates life, no need for much details

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Socrates’ Lifetime

21. What sort of questions was Socrates concerned with? List a few of the “key events in Socrates lifetime.”

22. Why did the Delphic Oracle say “there is no one wiser than Socrates”? How did Socrates interpret this?

Socrates’ Trial and in Prison

23. What did Meletus accuse Socrates of? Approximately how old was Socrates, and what significance does it have at his trial?

24. Who is Euthyphro and what was the nature of the discussion he had with Socrates? And, what is the Divine Command Theory?

25. What was the nature of Socrates trial? What was Socrates Defense? Why was he convicted? Why was he sentenced to death?

26. Socrates believed that no harm can come to a good man, neither in life nor in death. What do you think he meant, and do you agree?

27. Why did Socrates think it was wrong to escape from jail and flee the city after his conviction?

Plato’s Theory of Forms

28. Briefly describe Plato’s Theory of Forms.

29. What are Socrates four arguments for the existence of the Soul?

Socrates Legacy

30. Socrates said the “unexamined life is not worth living.” What do you think he meant by this? And, do you agree?

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