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  Socrates - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Socrates lived during the time of the transition from the height of the Athenian Empire to its decline after its defeat by Sparta and its allies in the Peloponnesian War.
For this, Socrates is customarily regarded as the father of political philosophy and ethics or moral philosophy, and as a fountainhead of all the main themes in Western philosophy in general.
Socrates explains that he is himself barren of theories, but knows how to bring the theories of others to birth and determine whether they are worthy or mere "wind eggs".
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 socrates - Article and Reference from OnPedia.com
Socrates (June 4, 470 – 399 BC) (Greek Σωκράτης Sōkrtēs) was a Greek (Athenian) philosopher and one of the most important icons of the Western philosophical tradition.
For this, Socrates is customarily regarded as the father and fountainhead for ethics or moral philosophy, and of philosophy in general.
Socrates appeared in other plays by Aristophanes such as The Birds because of his being a philodorian, and also in plays by Callias, Eupolis and Telecleides, in all of which Socrates and the Sophists were criticised for "the moral dangers inherent in contemporary thought and literature".
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 Socrates - Wikipedia
Socrates was particularly interested in what are often called the five cardinal virtues (held to be such by Socrates' Greek contemporaries), namely, piety, wisdom, temperance, courage, and justice.
Socrates lived during a time of transition from the height of Athenian Empire to her defeat by Sparta and its coalition.
Socrates (born February 19, 1954; Brazil) is also the nickname of a Brazilian football player, who is one of the best midfield players in football history.
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 Trial of Socrates - Wikipedia
Socrates' reasoning and philosophy, and the questions they raised not only about ephemeral things but also political, moral, and legal matters, drew the ire of the leaders of the Athenian polis who, fearing he was leading the young people of the Athens astray.
A trial, before a jury of 501 Athenian citizens was held in which Socrates called into question the whole basis for the trial, instead of putting on a self-abasing, eloquent defense, which was expected.
Socrates' followers encouraged him to flee, and indeed the city fathers expected this and were probably not averse to it; but he refused on principle, and took the poison (hemlock) himself.
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 Plato - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Socrates is often a character in the dialogues of Plato.
How much of the content and argument of any given dialogue is Socrates' point of view, and how much of it is Plato's, is heavily disputed, since Socrates himself did not write down his teachings; this ambiguity is often referred to as the "Socratic problem".
Socrates figures in all of these, and they are considered the most faithful representations of the historical Socrates; hence they are also called the Socratic dialogues.
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Socrates was found guilty as charged, and sentenced to death by Conium hemlock.
He was prominently lampooned in Aristophanes's comedy ''The Clouds'', produced when Socrates was in his mid-forties; he said at his trial (in Plato's version) that the laughter of the theater was a harder task to answer than the arguments of his accusers.
Socrates is also ridiculed in Aristophanes' play ''The Birds (play) The Birds'' for his dirtiness, which is associated with the Laconophile Laconizing fad; also in plays by Callias, Eupolis, and Telecleides.
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Socrates summarises the formal charges against him as follows: "Socrates is guilty of corrupting the minds of the young, and of believing in supernatural things of his own invention instead of the gods recognized by the State".
Socrates then suggests that since Meletus does not have enough interest in the young to find out how they might be improved, he should not have brought such a charge against Socrates.
Socrates states clearly that a lawful superior, whether human or divine, should be obeyed.
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 Socrates - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Socrates himself attested that he, having learned to live with Xanthippe, would be able to cope with any other human being (supposedly), just as a horse trainer accustomed to wilder horses might be more competent than one accustomed to tamer horses.
Socrates was found guilty as charged, and sentenced to death by hemlock.
Socrates seems to have often stated that his wisdom was limited to an awareness of his own ignorance.
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 Plato - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
All the known dialogues of Plato survive; some of the dialogues which the Greeks ascribed to him are considered by the consensus of scholars to be either suspect (e.g., First Alcibiades, Clitophon) or probably spurious (such as Demodocus, or the Second Alcibiades).
Plato became a pupil of Socrates in his youth, and — at least according to his personal account — he attended his master's trial, though not his execution.
Socrates figures prominently and a lively, more disorganized form of elenchos/dialectic is perceived; these are called the Socratic Dialogues.
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As such, the entirety of modern knowledge concerning Socrates must be drawn from a limited number of secondary sources, principally the works of Plato, Aristotle, Aristophanes and Xenophon.
According to Xenophon, Socrates attested that he, having learned to live with Xanthippe, would be able to cope with any other human being (supposedly), just as a horse trainer accustomed to wilder horses might be more competent than one accustomed to tamer horses.
Despite Socrates' brilliant and moving defense speech, he was found guilty as charged, and sentenced to death by drinking a cup of hemlock.
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Socrates is probably the most influential thinker and philosopher of his time.
Socrates believed that the best way for people to live was to focus not on accumulating possessions, EHandler: no quick summary.
Socrate is a work for voice and small orchestra (or piano) by erik satie....
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 Help.com - plato   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
How much of the content and argument of any given dialogue is Socrates' point of view, and how much of it is Plato's, is heavily disputed, since Socrates himself did not write anything; this is often referred to as the "Socratic problem".
Plato, through the words of Socrates, asserts that societies have a tripartite class structure corresponding to the appetite/spirit/reason structure of the individual soul.
Socrates is attempting to make an image of a rightly ordered human, and then later goes on to describe the different kinds of humans that can be observed, from tyrants to lovers of money.
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However, it is unlikely that Socrates was able to live off of family inheritance, given his father's occupation as an artisan; in Xenophon's ''Symposium'', Socrates explicitly states that he teaches for a living, paid by his students, and that he thinks
Satie, at the time, probably did not understand why the Princess was so attached to female voices: it was not until 5 years later that a first (and all in all minor) press scandal would reveal the Princess's lesbian nature.
Satie composed ''Socrate'' between January 1917 and the spring of 1918, with a revision of the orchestral score in October of that same year.
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 Socrates - Ask.com UK Search
Socrates is credited with laying the foundation for Western philosophical thought.
His "Socratic Method" involved asking probing questions in a give-and-take which would eventually lead to the truth.
Socrates' Defense How you have felt, O men of Athens, at hearing the speeches of my accusers, I cannot tell; but I know that their persuasive...
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 Socrates, Online Directory only at myEweb.com
A brief overview of Socrates' place in Greek philosophy.
SOCRATES, the celebrated Greek philosopher and moralist, was born at Athens in the year 469 B.C. His father, Sophroniskus, was a sculptor and...
Socrates, the European Community action programme for cooperation in the field of education...
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The nominalist approach to the question is to argue that certain noun phrases can be "eliminated" by rewriting a sentence in a form that has the same meaning, but which does not contain the noun phrase.
Realists, however, turn this argument on its head, arguing that since the sentence "Socrates is wise" can be rewritten as "Socrates has wisdom", this proves the existence of a hidden referent for "wise".
The sentences "Socrates is not bald" and "it is not the case that Socrates is bald" both appear to have the same meaning, and they both appear to assert or presuppose the existence of someone (Socrates) who is not bald, so that negation takes narrow scope.
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This is a disambiguation page; that is, one that just points to other pages that might otherwise have the same name.
Smith bounded up the staircase with the agility of a man of half had carefully closed after him.
Come entering the office, it chanced that his nephew was just entering such a fool!" "Excuse me, uncle," said Jim, meekly; "of course that is impossible.
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Plato stated that knowledge is essentially justified true belief, an influential belief which info\/info/Theaetetus" title="Theaetetus">Theaetetus, Plato argued that belief is to be distinguished from knowledge on account of justification.
Geodde Summary: Plato was born in 429 BCE in Greece.
He was the most famous student of Socrates.
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 The Ultimate Socrates - American History Information Guide and Reference
The Ultimate Socrates - American History Information Guide and Reference
His teachers were the priestess Diotima (as Socrates relates in the Symposium), and the philosophers Anaxagoras, who taught that all is mind, and Parmenides, who taught that all is one, and included the perhaps better known Zeno among his disciples.
Alternately, the daemon is often taken to simply mean "intuition"; however, the greek word was clearly used to signify a spirit or entity akin to what we would call a guardian angel, and Socrates certainly seemed to attribute personality and voice to his daemon.
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