Victor Steinbok aardvark66 at GMAIL.COM
Thu Jan 19 22:08:07 UTC 2012

If standard sources are to be believed, "apologist" took off as someone
involved in Christian "apologia". But, as you know, dictionaries can be
wrong with historical facts.


On 1/19/2012 2:52 PM, Eric Nielsen wrote:
> I believe *Plato's Apology* is more commonly heard than *Plato's Apologia, *and
> many people
> expect Socrates to say he's sorry.* *I know that's I was thinking when I
> first opened it's covers in high school.
> Eric

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