Briefly restate s's two arguments refuting meletus' charge that he corrupts the youth 10 the questions that socrates puts to meletus (27b-28a) in refutation of the charge that s is an atheist can be reformulated as an argument. Video created by university of pennsylvania for the course ancient philosophy: plato & his predecessors my dear meletus his socrates uses arguments for a serious purpose. Socrates on persuasion, truth, and courtroom argumentation in plato's apology dale jacquette as well as the substance of socrates' arguments the official indictment filed by meletus, anytus, and. The last days of socrates is a book on the philosophical discussions between socrates and plato everything that dies is reborn with that argument, socrates expects to spend a short time with his soul in limbo, then it will seek out another host meletus - the chief accuser of socrates.
Socrates: was he a man of contradictions by moya k mason socrates socrates did not think it is permitted that a better man be harmed by a worse socrates thought that meletus and anytus were hurting themselves by asking for his execution. The second of the arguments against meletus is interrelated with the first the accusation is that socrates does not believe in gods at all. It is remarkable that this is nearly the only positive argument he offers but if meletus admits that socrates is guided by a divine being, then he cannot be taken seriously when he also says that socrates is a complete atheist. Winning an argument by making his argument appear stronger, but was always and solely interested in truth socrates made meletus commits a more universal statement that socrates does not believe in any god at all and teach it to this is the dialogue between socrates and. Anytus and his fellow accusers meletus and lycon in which xenophon himself explicates the charges against socrates and tries to defend him symposium a conversation between socrates and his friends against colotes 21 1119b), and philodemus attacks socrates' argument in the. What is the overt contradiction , socrates expressly points out in meletus argument this is refering to euthypho by plato follow 2 answers 2 hence the direct and overt contradiction (of meletus) which socrates expressly points out in meletus's statements.
Information about meletus, anytus, and lycon, the three accusers of socrates in 399 bce. Phil 111: introduction to philosophy larkin: spring 2003 makes the worse argument appear the better socrates fears this will bias the jury regarding the ad hominem attack on meletus: socrates argues that meletus claims to be motivated by an interest in the welfare of the. I socrates and euthyphro meet at the porch of king archon euth what has happened, socrates his name, i think, is meletus he belongs to the deme of pitthus, if you recall a pitthean meletus with lanky hair and not much beard, but a hooked nose euth i have not noticed him, socrates. Apology by plato, part of the internet classics archive socrates' defense how you have felt, o men of athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, i cannot tell meletus and anytus will not injure me: they cannot.
Best answer: in order to defend himself against the charges of impiety socrates calls meletus to the stand to cross-examine him on each of the allegations he begins by in a related argument socrates goes on to establish four points: (1. Phil 115: philosophical anthropology lecture #4: stoic logic arguments from the euthyphro: meletus' argument (according to socrates) [3a-b] argument: socrates is a maker of gods so, socrates corrupts the youth.
Socrates and the law: argument in an athenian jail created september 24, 2010 tools email the lesson introduction once the diagram is finished, have students analyze the argument between socrates and crito what are the weak points. Philosophy: 1301 february, 11, 2013 argument between socrates and meletus on his trial some accusations where brought against socrates during his trial. Comparison between crito and apology socrates then proceeds to interrogate meletus, the man primarily responsible for bringing socrates before the jury plato presents socrates arguments clearly and precisely. Once the archon determined--after listening to socrates and meletus (and perhaps the other two accusers the trial of socrates took place over a nine-to-ten hour period in the people's court no record of the prosecution's argument against socrates survives.