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Soc·ra·tes

 (sŏk′rə-tēz′) 470?-399 bc.
Greek philosopher whose indefatigable search for ethical knowledge challenged conventional mores and led to his trial and execution on charges of impiety and corrupting the youth. Although Socrates wrote nothing, his method of question and answer is captured in the dialogues of Plato, his greatest pupil.

Socrates

(ˈsɒkrəˌtiːz)
n
(Biography) ?470–399 bc, Athenian philosopher, whose beliefs are known only through the writings of his pupils Plato and Xenophon. He taught that virtue was based on knowledge, which was attained by a dialectical process that took into account many aspects of a stated hypothesis. He was indicted for impiety and corruption of youth (399) and was condemned to death. He refused to flee and died by drinking hemlock

Soc•ra•tes

(ˈsɒk rəˌtiz)

n.
469?–399 B.C., Athenian philosopher.
So•crat•ic (səˈkræt ɪk) adj., n.
So•crat′i•cal•ly, adv.
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