Q: You argue that Andrews refused to be limited by traditional roles because of her race or gender. Can you give some examples of how she challenged these roles?
The system of checks and balances, between judge and jury, established by the Founders of the United States in the Constitution, has failed, as judges have seized all power in their courtrooms, aided and abetted by other judges (the Supreme Court).
There is something fitting in this.
"Meletus has never been at all concerned with these matters." The point is the same as at the end of the first line of questioning, though the first demonstrated that Meletus hadn't thought about education , while the second merely demonstrates that Meletus is not familiar with Socrates' own paradoxical theories about moral knowledge.
There is no public prosecutor at Athens, no District Attorney.
So the literal translation would be that Socrates believes in "other new spiritual." But this is not in English, as it is in Greek, since English requires a noun, not just adjectives, in that phrase.
It is also noteworthy in the that Socrates never mentions a .
of professing to be seriously concerned with things about none of which he has ever cared." Socrates' examination on the first charge is directed to showing that Meletus doesn't have any ideas about education and so really hasn't thought about it.
Six were judges, the Thesmothetae.
Grube's original translation was thought better of and is now rendered "new spiritual things," like Rouse, in recent editions (p.29), which, however, are not dated, unless the isolated number "95" on the copyright page is evidence of the date (and we are not warned that the translation has been altered).
That is why Socrates was in the King's court.
The following exchange is the only time that someone besides Socrates speaks in the , and it is the only example we have in this work of Socrates' method of asking questions.
There is no screening of jurors.
"Socrates is guilty of corrupting the young and of not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other new spiritual things..." We finally get the statement of the actual charges.