Arguments On Socrates Reputation Of Crito

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Kriti Dhungel
Phil 101-3001
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Crito 's first argument states that if Socrates does not escape then he will hurt Crito. Crito and Socrates had been friends for a long time and if Socrates is executed then Crito would lose really good friend and hence will be hurt. Also, Crito will gain a bad reputation because it would seem that Crito made no effort to save Socrates. No one in the country would know that it was Socrates choice to be executed and hence Crito would be blamed for not putting enough effort to save his friend. He can be blamed for having more love for money rather than his friend. Crito argues that it is a bad thing for a person to do something that would hurt a friend.
In his second argument, Crito tries to find

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