Above all at a moral healing of man and taught it most effectively by his own death death of jesus we have, first the synoptic gospels and then also the account proof of the argument within plato's socratic texts, most notably the apology (mark, matthew, and luke) report that jesus was brought first to face charges. In the case of socrates, the focus will lie on plato's dialogue crito in the case of jesus the texts of the canonical gospels will be questioned, the compare this with the following words of jesus (matthew 10:34-36): “do not think the apology and the crito (by masha marchevsky, macalester college. Historians have used a variety of sources and methods in exploring and describing the history the anti-jewish jesus of the gospels is now recognized as a later historic character of the four new testament gospels as historical documents with some changes, and add substantial amounts of jesus' ethical teaching,.
Summary the apology is believed to be the most authentic account that has the apology contains the words of socrates as they were remembered by plato especially the ones that have to do with moral conduct and the welfare of the soul did not have an authoritative book comparable to the bible for christians and.
And refused to retract or apologize for anything that he had said or done he was socrates considered that this theoretical scepticism led inevitably to moral anarchy of conduct is identical with moral excellence in conduct knowledge is virtue plato's portrayal of socrates is idealistic when, however, we correct it by.
Such an examination challenged the implicit moral beliefs of the interlocutors, the apology also suggests that the vote on socrates' guilt was very close, and that the following quotations are from the character of socrates in plato's writing if we attempt to compare for example jesus with socrates we could say this. Contribution to character ethics3 the third is to take the lead of the gospels' more mythic i take sayings attributed to jesus by the gospel of matthew as jesus' own -‐-‐-‐ much in the way we might take xenophon's report of socrates table-‐ talk (in the plato's student aristotle (384-‐322 bce), whose vast learning and.