Socrates (Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy)
The philosopher Socrates remains, as he was in his lifetime (469–399 B.C.E.),  an enigma, an inscrutable individual who, despite having written nothing, is considered one of the handful of philosophers who forever changed how philosophy itself was to be conceived. All our information about him is second-hand and most of it vigorously disputed, but his trial and death at the hands of the ...
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