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Euthyphro, Socrates' Defense, Crito and the death scene from Phaedo are among The trial and death of the historical Socrates took place in BCE, when. (Boffcen THE TRIAL & DEATH OF SOCRATES *O 5' dve^Tcurroj /3toj ov James Riddell, published after his death by the delegates of the Clarendon Press . being the Euthyphron, Apology, Crito, and Phaedo of Plato. Accessible book, Protected DAISY, Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Early works to , History and criticism, Greek poetry, Death and burial, Trials, litigation, Socrates, Political science, In library. Socrates, Plato.
Independent thought and individual judgment were coming to be substituted for im- memorial tradition and authority. The Athenians, as they were logically bound to do, condemn him to death. Twice or thrice, in the Phczdo, I have taken a reading from the text of Schanz: He would have insisted on putting them to the test. They had been content ' to feel and affirm. Well, Socrates, I dare say that nothing will come of it.