Plato stands accused of fascist censorship and revisionism. But as storytellers I think we can draw a more positive message from Plato’s intense interest in our craft: he wanted to control storytelling because he understood how very powerful it could be inshaping culture, character and behaviour.
Plato's 'Crito': The Authority of Law and Philosophy (Symposium on Law, Literature, and the Humanities)
Sep 15, 2020 · Subservience to law is a theme explored in many of Plato’s dialogues, the most explicit in my mind being found in the Euthyphro, the Republic, and the Laws. But in the Crito this theme of subservience to the law illuminates the bios-zoē distinction more manifestly than the other dialogues.
Other editions containing works of Plato. Plato's Phaedo. Ed. John Burnet (1911) Plato: Gorgias. Ed. E. R. Dodds (1959) Oxford Classical Texts: Plato: Respublica
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Finally, in ‘Conflicting Values in Plato’s Crito,’ Harte claims that the dialogue sets up a conflict between three normative systems: Crito’s, which centers around ‘kinship values’; Socrates’, which determines the justice of an agent’s action according solely to its beneficial or deleterious effect on his soul; and the Laws ...
To cite one of Plato’s dialogues, then, you will need to give the title, a section number, and a letter: Socrates describes those who trust writing as naïve (Phaedrus, 274c). The number here refers to the page number from the Stephanus edition.
Plato’s dialogues are the best-known use of the Socratic method—that is, the use of dialogue in teaching. This collection includes Plato’s Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, Phaedo, and Phaedrus in their Loeb Classical Library editions, with the original Greek and an English translation side by side.
CRITO: But you see, Socrates, that the opinion of the many must be regarded, for what is now happening shows that they can do the greatest evil to anyone who has lost their good opinion. SOCRATES: I only wish it were so, Crito; and that the many could do the greatest evil; for then they would also be able to do the greatest good—and what a ...