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By Gabriel Danzig

Apologizing for Socrates examines a few of Plato's and Xenophon's Socratic writings, particularly those who handle famous controversiese in regards to the lifestyles and demise of Socrates. Gabriel Danzig argues that the trouble to shield Socrates from numerous modern fees is helping clarify the various relevant philosophical arguments and literary beneficial properties that seem in those works. targeting the 2 Apologies, Crito, Euthyphro, Xenophon's Symposium and Memorabilia, Lysis, and Oeconommicus, Danzig argues that the apologetic efforts have been crucial for rebuilding the group of Socratic buddies and partners, which was once devastated through the trial and loss of life of Socrates. The Socratic writings should not in simple terms literary or philosophical endeavors, but in addition political acts of serious competence.

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