Name Professor Course Date Introduction Socrates was a Greek philosopher born around 470 BC. He is credited to have founded Western Philosophy. He contributed immensely to the western ethical tradition of thought. Although he never wrote any books Plato and Xenophon recorded put together his dialogues. Information on Socrates life and philosophies can be obtained from these dialogues. They portrayed him as a man of integrity with great insight and powerful argumentative skills. His life became greater especially because of how it ended. He was right question to expose the illusion of reality rather than creating one. His devotion to truth also became one of his philosophies. Although he had a chance to run to exile or be silent on his philosophies instead of serving death sentences he agreed to be sentenced. He maintained that important issues in life should be discussed in public. Conclusion Through his teachings and approach to problems it is clear that Socrates was a great philosopher who deserves the credit for the modern western philosophy. [...]
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