Discussion 2 philosophy | Philosophy homework help

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https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/presocratics/

Socrates

Textbook: Ancient Greek Philosophy – Socrates and Plato – “Euthyphro,” “Apology,” “Crito,” and “Phaedo”

  • Discuss in detail the similarities and differences between the ontological views of Parmenides/Zeno, Heraclitus, and Leucippus/Democritus. Which are you most intrigued by, and why?
  • Discuss your reaction to Socrates’ implicit criticism of democracy at his trial. How would you go about answering his question?
  • What argument did Socrates use to convince Crito that it wouldn’t be right for Socrates to escape from jail? Do you agree with his argument? Why or why not? Provide a detailed answer