Book 1, The Last Days of Socrates: Chapter 1, Introductory Notes
1. Who provides the information contained in the notes of Book 1, Chapter 1?
(b) Professional editors and scholars.
(d) The translator.
2. According to the introductory notes, who is this version of "The Last Days of Socrates" intended for?
(a) Serious philosophy scholars.
(b) Teachers and professors.
(c) The layperson.
(d) College and university students.
3. What is the purpose of the notes in Book 1, Chapter 1?
(a) To help put the information into context.
(b) To help readers understand difficult words.
(c) To provide extra information for those who are interested.
(d) To provide anecdotes that make the text more interesting.
4. Why are the Socratic dialogues still studied, according to Tarrant?
(a) They must be mastered before other important material from the same time period can be studied.
(b) Because scholars still don't completely understand them.
(c) The information contained in the dialogues is still relevant.
(d) They are challenging for students to comprehend.
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