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Have the dialogs influenced your perceptions and ideas about God or the gods' existance?

Formulate a view about the use of the written dialog as a means to provide philosophical education. Is this a good idea or not? Why or why not?

Which of these four dialogs is your favorite? Explain why.

Agree or disagree with Socrates' arguments about life after death.

Agree or disagree with Socrates' decision to choose death by forced suicide over life in exile. Defend your answer.

Formulate a perspective regarding a known fact: Socrates was financially too poor or unwilling to spend his money on formal courses, or only opted for the cheap ones. Even so, he managed to find educated people and to engage them in conversation so much about intellectual matters that he ended up with a reputation as a practicing philosopher and in trouble with the law in Athens...

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