CMP 2800 Reading Response: Plato’s The Apology of Socrates
Question Preview:Reading Response: Plato’s The Apology of Socrates:What are the charges Socrates is on trial for?Do you think Socrates is guilty of these charges? Why? or Why not?Socrates speaks of “the god” and his “daimonion”(see p. 73 and footnote 37) What is this god or daimion that he speaks of? Is this god Zeus or Apollo? How does this god affect his life and decision making? (see pp. 65, 73-81, 94) On p.81 he says to the Athenian citizens assembled before him that “I will obey the god rather than you.”What does he mean by this?Socrates goes around asking questio...
Solution Preview:There are two charges against Socrates which are the impiety against the gods or pantheon ofAthens and the corruption of the youth of Athens through his teachings and discourse.In my opinion,Socrates is clearly guilty of the first charge of impiety as he clearly has statedon many occasions his idea of inconsistency and shortcomings of the gods of the pantheon of Athens and his belief was solely based on his reasoned examination of the god's oracles.While the corruption of the youth charge is concerned it is impossible to be objective as theinfluence of reasoned analysis of the oracles action were and made him admirable to theyouth and thus led to youth following his example and using reasoning to analyse the oracle’sedicts or understanding of divine authority.
This report aimed to develop a critical understating of the various accounting software by evaluating the cloud-based accounting software in regards to businesses and then suggest the most appropriate accounting software to a chosen company such as Woolworth. The findings of the current report reflected that the company has key activities like manage, organize, maintain its store staff, develop various strategies for the business, billing for their products, maintain their transactions, and records them and handle their conflicts, etc. Similarly, its other activities related to revenue and expenditure cycle also includes sales and purchase related practices. Moreover, some internal controls are found weak in Woolworth due to which company has risks like segregation of duties, major frauds, poor corporate governance, improper monitoring of managerial opportunistic behavior.