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By Plato, John M. Cooper, G. M. A. Grube

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This 3rd version of 'The Trial and loss of life of Socrates' provides G. M. A. Grube's exceptional translations, as revised by means of John Cooper for 'Plato, entire Works'. a few new or increased footnotes also are integrated besides a decide upon Bibliography. John M. Cooper is Stuart Professor of Philosophy, Princeton collage.

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W. “The End of the Euthyphro,” Phronesis 27 (1982):109–18. Apology 11. , and Nicholas D. Smith. Socrates on Trial, Oxford, 1989. 12. Burnyeat, Myles F. “The Impiety of Socrates,” Ancient Philosophy 17 (1997):1–12. 13. Reeve, C. D. C. Socrates in the Apology, Indianapolis, 1989. 14. Stone, I. F. The Trial of Socrates, New York, 1988; with Myles F. Burnyeat, “Review of The Trial of Socrates, by I. F. Stone,” New York Review of Books 35 (1988):12–18. Crito 15. Bostock, David. “The Interpretation of Plato’s Crito,” Phronesis 35 (1990):1–20.

EUTHYPHRO: The kind of care, Socrates, that slaves take of their masters. SOCRATES: I understand. It is likely to be a kind of service of the gods. EUTHYPHRO: Quite so. SOCRATES: Could you tell me to the achievement of what goal service to doctors tends? Is it not, do you think, to achieving health? EUTHYPHRO: I think so. [e] SOCRATES: What about service to shipbuilders? To what achievement is it directed? EUTHYPHRO: Clearly, Socrates, to the building of a ship. SOCRATES: And service to housebuilders to the building of a house?

He is likely to be wise, and when he sees my ignorance corrupting his contemporaries, he proceeds to accuse me to the city as to their [d] mother. I think he is the only one of our public men to start out the right way, for it is right to care first that the young should be as good as possible, just as a good farmer is likely to take care of the young plants first, and of the others later. So, too, Meletus first gets rid of us [3] who corrupt the young shoots, as he says, and then afterwards he will obviously take care of the older ones and become a source of great blessings for the city, as seems likely to happen to one who started out this way.

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