His story was taught through the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon, along with Aristotle and Aristophanes in various forms of dramatic texts and histories.
His philosophy, or as it was called, his Socratic Method, laid the stones for what became to be known as Western philosophy.
This early form was speculative, so it was based entirely off the reasoning process without any factuality involved. The first section of the paper will also use supplementary analysis from Socrates by George Rudebusch.
However, Socrates remains one of the most powerful, yet misunderstood and enigmatic figures of philosophy. Underneath, they were moral questions about how life should be lived. Socrates was born in BC in Athens where he lived all his life as the son of Sophroniscus, a stonemason, and Phaenarete.
Socrates was a man that lived life to its fullest, from being a foot soldier, or hoplite, to freelancing around the town hall barefoot and smelly. Socrates goes about trying to prove his innocence.
The first part will examine four of his worldviews using evidence from The Apology, The Crito, and The Phaedo, all written by Plato and depicting dialogues from Socrates. The occupation of the philosopher is in trying to understand the world around us, trying to determine the truth of the world and of humanity, and essentially to explain things which are more or less unexplainable.
His personal thoughts and concepts influenced those of the different Athenians.
However, they have different goals: Socrates concerns with worldly meanings and codes, he deals with truth and morals. Merriam-Webster Philosophy has been in practice since ancient times, the most well known early philosophers are Aristotle, Socrates, and Plato.