Answer Discusssion Questions based on Plato’s “Apology”
4. What is “The Apology’s” main idea?
5. According to Socrates “a man who is good for anything ought not to calculate the chance of living or dying; he ought only to consider whether in doing anything he is doing right or wrong.” What do you think about this?
6. Would you question dominant ideas and values, even if doing so was dangerous? Which dominant ideas and values in today’s society would you be willing to challenge?