Plato's 'Apology': Summary & Concepts


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What is the BEST way to describe what 'apology' means in this context of the text The Apology by Plato?

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1. Who is on trial in the text The Apology?

2. How does Socrates explain why an oracle said there was no one wiser than him in The Apology?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your knowledge of Plato's Apology through questions about the events in this work and what apology means in the context of this work.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz/worksheet test you regarding:

  • What an apology is in the context of Plato's work
  • Who is on trial in this work
  • Socrates' statements in Plato's Apology

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information on Plato's Apology
  • Information recall - access the knowledge what Socrates says in this work
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding who is on trial in Plato's Apology and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Refer to the lesson titled Plato's Apology: Summary & Concepts for more details on this work. Using this lesson will also help you ensure an understanding of these objectives:

  • Learn about the life of Socrates
  • Understand the philosophy of Socrates
  • Understand the themes of Plato's Apology