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Complete Name: Professor: Course: Date of Submission: Preview / Analysis of Plato’s “Apology of Socrates” In the book, Plato’s “Apology of Socrates” comprises an account of the three speeches which Socrates boldly delivered in order to have justice sought against the allegations that point to his deliberate will of not recognizing philosophical conventions as well as of misleading the youth of Athens to his non-traditional or unique learning pedagogy.
Such a realization by Plato illustrates man’s weakness at a commission of fault but failure of its admission due to the general consensus of state with a reputed foundation that may not be shaken and the strength of pride among its members whose pure intelligence became corrupted with arrogance. It would be quite apparent after reading and analyzing the text that Plato attempts to convey how the impact of the ‘Apology of Socrates’ guides and substantiates his own wisdom on what could make the capacity for evolving knowledge turn into a desire for destructive gain rather than enlightenment of humanity. Perhaps it is the duty of fate to allow men to be struck by blindness first so that the coming of light would be as distinct as unfolding one’s eyes to the sight of real marvel, of an overwhelming beauty. To me, this is how Socrates’ apology occurs or comes into being. ...
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