Summarize the main arguments presented by Socrates inPlato’s Apology. An adequate summary of these arguments is not simplya list of the conclusions Socratesreaches. Instead, an adequate summary consists in a description ofthe reasons Socrates gives and a discussion of therationale he employs in support of his conclusions, in additionto a brief discussion of the conclusions and their meaning.In your essay be sure to answer the following questions: Whatis the main value Socrates espouses in the Apology? How doesSocrates defend himself against the crimes of which he is accused? What doesSocrates recommend in terms of a penalty for his crimes, and what reasons doeshe offer to prefer death rather than a life without philosophy?Lastly, reflect on the lessons of the Apology and applythem to your own life. Do you value self-knowledge? Do you think you can lead agood or fulfilling life without the kind of self-knowledge Socrates thought wasessential to a life worth living?