“The Arguments I Seem To Hear”: Argument and Irony in the Crito

Phronesis 41 (2):121-137 (1996)
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Mitchell Miller
Vassar College
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A close reading of the Crito, with a focus on irony in Socrates' speech by the Laws and on the way this allows Socrates to chart a mean course between Crito's self-destructive resistance to the rule of Athenian law and Socrates' own philosophical reservations about its ethical limitations.
Keywords law  democracy  Athens  mean
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DOI 10.1163/156852896321051684
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