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"Be as you wish to seem." -- SOCRATES
Socrates (Greek: , , S?krt?s; c. 469 BC–399 BC, in English ) was a Classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon, and the plays of his contemporary Aristophanes. Many would claim that Plato's dialogues are the most comprehensive accounts of Socrates to survive from antiquity.

Through his portrayal in Plato's dialogues, Socrates has become renowned for his contribution to the field of ethics, and it is this Platonic Socrates who also lends his name to the concepts of Socratic irony and the Socratic method, or elenchus. The latter remains a commonly used tool in a wide range of discussions, and is a type of pedagogy in which a series of questions are asked not only to draw individual answers, but also to encourage fundamental insight into the issue at hand. It is Plato's Socrates that also made important and lasting contributions to the fields of epistemology and logic, and the influence of his ideas and approach remains strong in providing a foundation for much western philosophy that followed.

As one recent commentator has put it, Plato, the idealist, offers "an idol, a master figure, for philosophy. A Saint, a prophet of the 'Sun-God', a teacher condemned for his teachings as a heretic." Yet, the 'real' Socrates, like many of the other Ancient philosophers, remains at best enigmatic and at worst unknown.

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Total Books: 14
Plato's Divine Dialogues Together with the Apology of Socrates
2010 - Plato's Divine Dialogues Together with the Apology of Socrates (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781142154349
ISBN-10: 1142154343
Genre: Literature & Fiction
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A History of the Church in Seven Books From the Accession of Constantine AD 305 to the 38Th Year of Theodosius Ii Inluding a Period of 140 Years
The Ecclesiastical History of Socrates Surnamed Scholasticus or the Advocate
2009 - The Ecclesiastical History of Socrates Surnamed Scholasticus or the Advocate (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781150511851
ISBN-10: 1150511850
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Sokrates Dramatisches Gesprach in einem Aufzug
2009 - Sokrates Dramatisches Gesprach in Einem Aufzug (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9781110803606
ISBN-10: 1110803605
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A History of the Church in Seven Books
2009 - A History of the Church in Seven Books (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9780217662567
ISBN-10: 0217662560
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The Apology
2009 - The Apology (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781439242223
ISBN-10: 1439242224
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A History Of The Church In Seven Books From The Accession Of Constantine To A D 305 To The 38th Year Of Theodosius II Including A Period Of 140 Years
A History Of The Church In Seven Books From The Accession Of Constantine To A D 305 To The 38th Year Of Theodosius II Including A Period Of 140 Years
Selected Writings
2004 - Selected Writings [Collector's Library of Essential Thinkers] (Hardcover)
ISBN-13: 9781904919407
ISBN-10: 1904919405
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The Apology
2002 - The Apology (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781591090182
ISBN-10: 1591090180
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Sell Your Used Car Kit
Sell Your Used Car Kit (Other)
ISBN-13: 9781595462770
ISBN-10: 1595462775
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