- Finish Plato’s Apology. The e-text is here: http://classics.mit.edu/Plato/apology.html. You may also listen to this read out loud at https://librivox.org/the-apology-of-socrates-by-plato/. PLEASE PRINT OUT AND BRING THE FULL TEXT WITH YOU TO CLASS TOMORROW.
- In Writing: How effective is Socrates in defending himself against the charges? Pick a specific section to illustrate your answer, and discuss how you would vote at the end of the trial and why.
- Please also bring in last night’s homework: Isolate something in Plato’s Apology that strikes you. Note how and why you connect to the statement.
- Please bring in your Aristophanes book – we will be collecting it tomorrow.