Did Socrates develop democracy?
Socrates was an Athenian philosopher, and one of the founders of what is referred to as Western philosophy. He was from ancient Greece, along with early democracy.
No. Democracy had been established nearly a hundred years earlier by Cleisthenes. Socrates taught his followers to reason for themselves.
He did not like democracy, the funny thing is. I can not find out why.
The home of the famous philosopher, Socrates, and also the birthplace of democracy was ancient Athens. Located in the southeastern portion of mainland Greece in the eastern portion of the Mediterranean Basin, Athens enjoyed a Golden (or, Classical) period in which both Socrates and democracy were born. On both counts, civilization has been profoundly influenced -- and is likely to continue to be influenced.
the dialect system of learning
It made him question democracy
it made him question democracy
In Plato's "The Republic", he likes ruling by philosopher-king, instead of democracy.
plato smells really bad and is old and socrates was the man so he obviously was right..
The philosophers that were pro-democracy were Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. Socrates lived from 470 BC until 399 BC. Plato lived from 427 BC until 348 BC. Aristotle lived from 384 BC until 322 BC.
he refused to escape from prison
Athens were democracy to the Athens.
When did democracy develop in Athens?
when athens becan to work
because it would put power in the hands of the non experts
Because a vote from the towns idiot has the same weight as a vote from Socrates.
He believed that most people were incapable of exercising good government
I believe it was a feller by the name of Socrates II, but don't quote me on that :)
Ancient Greece was the first great democracy.
Because he had a poor experience with it and had since then rejected the system. This was caused by the execution of Socrates.
Yes. It has affected the way democracy has develop because of the kinds of laws and places it might be attended in. Yes. It has affected the way democracy has develop because of the kinds of laws and places it might be attended in.
Thousands of years ago,Socrates was the 1st philosofer to sacrifice his own life in order to prove that democracy is much more powrful than a private person.And by democracy we meen the power of DIMOS ,the people. Socrates had his own ideas,he fought for them (in speech) but when more people than his single person decided he should die,he executed this order by taking himself the "konion" , a poison used in ancient Athens.
Because it persacuted his teacher, Socrates. Also he came from a household that looked down upon democracy. His ideal government was a small group of wise leaders.
love love Democracy sort of
The Islamic civilization.
cause they can ...
Democracy happened in Athens when the king got too much power. They moved from a monarchy to an aristocracy and then to a direct democracy.
Who would indeed. The 30 Tyrants springs to mind. Also, since Democracy killed Socrates, Plato may have had a grudge against it. At least, it appears that way in The Republic.
Athens in 508 BCE.
Democracy developed independently in multiple locations in the world, including Greece, India, and North America.
Athens developed the first democracy around the fifth century B.C.
I'm sort of having trouble on this question, too, but after reading an article, the topics that Socrates considered important for discussion were democracy, patriosm, and religion. Again, I'm not really sure if this is the right answer but hope helps :)
It is important to note that Athens was initially a monarchy before democracy was born. It took centuries, first Athens became an aristocracy, then a timocracy, and then finally a democracy.
Plato, he tought the average citizen was too stupid to govern the state. His utopia was governed by philosophers
There currently is no liberal Arab democracy. Tunisia Post-Arab Spring may become the first, but it needs time to develop.
The atenians were known for their development of modern democracy through the works of Socrates, Aristotle, and Plato re: the Repiblic by Plato
Between economic growth and democracy, economic growth should come first. When a country is able to develop in terms of the economy, then it becomes easier to embrace democracy.
It began with Cleisthenes establishing a popular assembly in 508 BCE.
Washington D.C. buildings are based on the Parthenon our values are similar.... Aesop's fables, Plato, Socrates Direct Democracy Theatre Olympics Alphabet
The do you know fact about Greece is that the acient Athenians were the first humans to develop democracy.
because they wanted to be safe and have freedom with their own democracy.
The onlY thing I know that it developed during the golden age
Athenian leader gradually allowed more citizens to participate in the political process
Political & Ethical Cynicism Athenian democracy Eclecticism Epicureanism Neo-Platonism Peripatetic School Skepticism Stoicism Sophism - Socratic Method, examination question-answer-question style of key moral concepts such as the Good and Justice. Philosophy got its start in ancient Greece (5th and 4th Century BCE). The three big names were Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Socrates was the great question poser in my opinion, he spent hours and hours walking around town posing complicated questions to many. Plato was… Read More
If the question is actually about "Mr. Socrates", the answer is that Socrates was a Greek philosopher in Athens in the 5th Century BC. His philosophy involved the fields of ethics and logic. He was forced to commit suicide in the year 399 BC, after arguing for morality and conscience as the root of democracy. (It did not help that he had antagonized many of Athens leading scholars.) * the title "Mister Socrates" also refers… Read More
Athens was a democracy, ruled by the people, so he was one of them. He was a stonemason who served in the army, as a councillor, and in his spare time taught young men to think for themselves - for which he has been called a philosopher.