Socratic Method

Socrates: The Philosopher Who Changed the Way We Think

Socrates: The Philosopher Who Changed the Way We Think

Socrates, one of the most influential philosophers of ancient Greece, has left a profound impact on the way we think and perceive the world. Known for his unique approach to philosophy and relentless pursuit of truth, Socrates' teachings continue to shape modern thought and inspire intellectual inquiry. What is the Socratic Problem? The Socratic problem refers to the challenge of discerning the true nature of Socrates' teachings. Since Socrates did not write any texts himself, our knowledge of his philosophy comes from the works of his students, primarily Plato and Xenophon. This indirect transmission has led to debates among scholars…
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Who really was Socrates? Let’s explore the enigma.

Who really was Socrates? Let’s explore the enigma.

Socrates – the name itself reverberates with the echoes of ancient Greek philosophy. His insights, even after 2,500 years, continue to shape our contemporary thoughts, values, and debates. Who was this man? How did he influence the world of thought? It's time to explore! I. The Man Behind the Legend 1. The Early Life of Socrates Socrates was born around 470 BCE in Athens, Greece. His father, Sophroniscus, was a stonemason and his mother, Phaenarete, was a midwife. This humbler background couldn't have forecast the impact he was to make on world thought. But how did he become a philosopher?…
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