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Name:  John Holladay
Title:  Professor of Humanities  /  Room C212.
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152 Western Philosophy Study Questions

Plato, Crito—Study Questions

 

  1. Socrates uses analogical arguments and arguments from consequences to support his position. List instances of each of these.

 

  1. For what reasons does he argue that breaking the law is wrong?

 

 

   3. Suppose you were imprisoned by fascists in a dictatorship.

      Would you, according to Socrates, be justified in trying to escape?

      What do you think of his reasons?

 

 

4. Compare Socrates' attitude to lawbreaking here with that

   expressed in "The Apology." Which do you prefer? Why?

 

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