What was Socrates concerned to do?
To teach people to think for themselves, and so steer the state away from the self-indulgence it fostered and into logical and right-thinking according to the values he encouraged them to identify and follow.
He challenged people's beliefs.
Socrates is not afraid of death because he is more concerned wheather he is acting rightly or wrongly.
The existence of earth. Socrates was the first men who thought about a decent way of living
In the time of Socrates (Classical Greece), the oral tradition was pretty strong. Some people question the extent to which Plato's textual references are truly the words of Socrates himself but in ancient times, Philosophers were more concerned with teaching their disciples than writing. Some other Philosophers such as Confucius did not write anything down either, his disciples did. The same can be said for Buddha etc, their disciples carried on their word-of-mouth. So inasmuch… Read More
Perhaps the most famous Western philosopher of all, Socrates bears the curious distinction of being famous while never having personally written down (or otherwise recorded) his "philosophy." At the same time, judging by the many writings about Socrates that have been preserved through the centuries, it is clear that he was above all a "moral philosopher"; that is, he was mostly concerned with answering whatever questions would help human beings -- and himself -- to… Read More
Crito wants Socrates to escape because he thinks he will be held responsible for Socrates' death.
No, Socrates did not leave any writings. Basically, Socrates practiced philosophy by talking one-on-one with people; instead of trying to make them agree with what he thought, he tried to get them to think seriously for themselves. People seriously concerned to encourage people to think for themselves probably should not write a book. Why? Well, unthinking people may just attach themselves fanatically to the ideas presented in the book. This may have been why, for… Read More
Socrates was not a sculptor. But there is a Socrates Sculpture Park in New York.
Socrates is not Jesus.
Socrates Ballis's birth name is Socrates Emmanuel Ballis.
Socrates was the teacher of Plato, who admired Socrates very much, while Socrates probably considered Plato as one of his favorite pupils. Plato wrote down from memory Socrates' "Dialogues". Aristotle was born several years after Socrates' death. He spent most of his life at Plato's Academy and so was indirectly much influenced by Socrates' philosophy. But he did not have any personal relationship with Socrates.
Socrates was Plato's Teacher. Plato was Socrates' most prized student. After Socrates' death, Plato began to write accounts of Socrates' dialogues. (sorry for the basic answer, i don't know how much detail you wanted). ~element
There are no known books written by Socrates, an ancient Greek philosopher. The information we have about Socrates was largely written by Plato who was a contemporary of Socrates.
"The Socrates Dialogues" was written by Xenophon and Plato. They were written accounts of discussions that they had with Socrates himself.
socrates mother was a midwife her name is phaenarete she owend a small cottage where socrates was born.
no it was socrates wife!
Plato was a student of Socrates.
Socrates was poor.
It was the other way around. Plato was Socrates' student. Virtually everything we know about Socrates comes from the writings of Plato in which he describes what Socrates taught and how he taught.
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Plato was a student of Socrates and Socrates self taught himself Plato was the Aristotle
Where did Socrates the great philosopher work? Socrates did not work. But he did except extravagant gifts from friends.
The cast of Socrates - 1982 includes: James Mason as Socrates
Socrates spoke ancient Greek.
yes socrates had kids he had 3
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justice and virtue.
Socrates communicated in Greek.
Socrates was Plato's mentor/teacher.
Socrates lived in Greece.
Socrates was his only name.
Plato thought Socrates was the most just person of that time and Plato agreed with socrates' beliefs
Socrates and Confucius both were open to discussing ideas. Confucius was Chinese, and Socrates was Greek.
Socrates was born after Pythagoras died.
Socrates is considered the Father of Western Philosophy
Socrates suffered from Epilepsy.
Yes Socrates was married and had three sons.
Yes Socrates did come from a humble background.
Socrates was given hemlock dissolved in wine.
Socrates definition of virtue is truth.
What did socrates mean in his famous quotes?
yes socrates had two brothers.
No, Socrates preceeded Christ by 400 years.
No, Plato was Socrates' student.
Socrates lived in Athens, Greece. .
The Death of Socrates was created in 1787.
Socrates of Constantinople was born in 380.
Socrates Schools was created in 1909.
VTech Socrates was created in 1988.
No Socrates if I remember correctly was a philosopher