Plato's CRITO PDF (Text)
Socrates failed in his attempt to avoid conviction and is sentenced to death. However, his friend Crito has bribed the guards offering him a way to escape and go into exile. In this dialogue, Crito tries to persuade Socrates that it is right to flee from the unjust sentence imposed on him. In the course of their conversation, they probe the foundations of civil and moral law and treat issues as relevant to our time as to Plato's.
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