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Was The Trial Of Socrates About Free Speech Or Rule Of Law In A Democracy?

“There is no dispute about the basic facts of the trial of Socrates. It is less obvious why Athenians found Socrates guilty, and what it might mean today. People who believe in both democracy and the rule of law ought to be very interested in this trial. If the takeaway is either that democracy, as […]
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