Socrates and Civil Disobedience Essay by The Research Group

Socrates and Civil Disobedience
A study of Socrates and his supposed civil disobedience.
# 70149 | 1,380 words | 2 sources | APA | 2003 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2003 in Philosophy (General)

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This paper examines Martin Luther King, Jr.'s suggestion that Socrates committed acts of civil disobedience. The paper looks at historical evidence in an attempt to clarify this claim and concludes that, strictly speaking, Socrates did not, but that King was still justified in mentioning him.

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