Socrates Ironist And Moral Philosopher

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Regardless how progressive or more educated we are today compared to ancient civilizations, we can’t state that what ancient philopshers contributed did not affect us directly. From modest things like as fire and then to more difficult things such as the idea of time, or ancient inventors and other scholars made it possible for modern expansions. Works Cited

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Viastos, Gregory. Socrates Ironist and Moral Philosopher. Cambridge UP,1991. Web. Without the research and curiosity of our forefathers, we would not know nor would we have what we have today.
Even though some may see or imagine their philosophies
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Yet it is flawed by optimism. Xenophon's presentation of Socrates as a moral edit and teacher of values, instead of as a philosophic revolutionary. This could be why he had been driven by Xenophon's intention of minimizing the revolutionary parts of the thoughts and ideas of Socrates. A study was created to study the development of Socrates's philosophy. This was to ensure the order to clarify a steady and faithful interpretation of…show more content…
Another huge contribution as to why he is my favorite philosopher. Martin Luther King Jr. was a man of change and transformation under a revolution. He very much so wanted people to change their belief of how blacks should be viewed and treated. He was tragically killed and was put to death unfornately. Socrates punishment for trying to find out what the actual truth is, was death. Once again, why he reminds me of the modern day MLK, Jr. This was an unfair, unfair was really an understatement, punishment. Every single individual is presented with choices. The younger generation chose to listen and believe what Socrates had to say. They attempted to change the way they thought and acted. Socrates didnt charge people to listen to him or did he stop them from listening to him. In Plato’s Apology Socrates says, “If anyone says that he has learned anything from me, or that he heard anything privately that the others did not hear, be assured that he is not telling the
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