The Crito is another of Plato’s earlier, shorter dialogues set shortly after Socrates’ conviction for impiety. Awoken by Crito in his cell, Socrates put forth a defence for why it is just for him to remain in Athens and be punished for a crime despite being innocent.
- Primary text: https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Crito
- IEP Socrates: https://iep.utm.edu/socrates/
- IEP Plato: https://iep.utm.edu/plato/
- SEP Socrates: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/socrates/
- SEP Plato: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plato/
- SEP Plato’s Shorter Ethical Works: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/plato-ethics-shorter/