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Plato's Crito

Read the excerpt from Plato's Crito and answer the following questions.

1. What alternatives does Plato have Socrates say the community ("the laws") offer the individual when he doesn't agree with a law? (Hint: See the first paragraph of Socrates' speech.) write on line write on line write on line

2. What is the proof, according to this dialog, of Socrates' acceptance of the city and its laws? (Hint: See the first paragraph of Socrates' speech.) write on line write on line write on line

3. What words or ideals does Socrates say he will be denying if he leaves, according to Plato? (Hint: See paragraphs 2-3 of Socrates' speech.) write on line write on line write on line

4. How would Socrates' leaving change his relationship with his community? Who does he say he will hurt by leaving? (Hint: See the third paragraph of Socrates' speech.) write on line write on line write on line


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