BC: Legacy and Truths | Even though Socrates never wrote down any of his thoughts or quotes, his student Plato added some of his quotes to a book he wrote called "Plato's Dialouges" Though Socrates never found a true answer to all of his questions, he learned the truth about the world around him by asking others.
FC: Socrates | Father of Philosophy
1: Greek philosopher who lived from 469-399 BCE and fought in the Peloponnesian War | His pursuit of truth was inspiration for his students such as Plato who later taught Aristotle who later mentored Alexander the Great
2: Pursuit | o | Positives | Throughout his pursuit of truth, Socrates pioneered the study of ethics and the Socratic Method of Debate. | He believed that for the best way for people to live was to focus on self-development rather than the pursuit of material wealth
3: f | Truth | Negatives | He challenged the Athenian government and was openly critical of the gods and goddesses which led to his execution
4: Philosophies | False words are not only evil in themselves, but they infect the soul with evil. -Socrates | Socrates began to question the world around him and decided that since there was no true answer to instead debate them with others, to see what they thought on the subject. This soon formed into the Socratic Method of Debate
5: and Beliefs | The Athenian government grew angry at Socrates saying that he was corrupting the minds of young men and was against democracy. However, the gov't vowed not to use revenge after the war so they could only give him religous charges for openly being against the gods. | I was really too honest a man to be a politician and live. -Socrates