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Socrates' Life and Philosophies

In fourteen pages this paper examines Socrates in an overview of his life and philosophical views regarding law, religion, reason ...

Socrates' Life and Contributions to Philosophy

(Kemerling, 2002). Lacking professional teacher training, Socrates elected to do some "free-wheeling" by partaking of spirited di...

Socrates' and Life's Objective

In three pages this paper discusses 'the pursuit of excellence' deemed by Socrates as life's goal. There are no other sources lis...

Philosophy's Role and Defense of Socrates in Apology by Plato

In two pages this paper examines philosophy's role and human activity purpose as well as Socrates' defense as represented in Apolo...

Socrates, Aristotle, and Their Philosophies

In five pages this paper contrasts and compares the philosophies of Socrates and Aristotle with virtue concepts being the primary ...

Phillips/Socrates Cafe

pundits or the mainstream media happen to be handing out at the moment. This is a process that rekindles a "child-like--but by no ...

Socrates Life and Philosophy as Revealed in Five Dialogues by Plato

In eight pages this paper examines Socrates' life and philosophy as represented in the Five Dialogues of Plato. Four sources are ...

'An Unexamined Life is Not Worth Living' Contention of Socrates

Applying Socrates' philosophy to one's own life is the focus of this paper consisting of five pages. Four sources are cited in th...

Socrates' Life and Relevance

things in the sky and below the earth, who makes the worse argument the stronger " (cited in Ross, 2000, p. PG). This is a formula...

God According to Socrates and Aristotle

In five pages this paper discusses the philosophies of God as espoused by Socrates and Aristotle in a comparison and contrast of A...

Pursuing and Improving the Soul According to Socrates

control of the United States and establish a dictatorship. Most women in Gilead are infertile after repeated exposure to pesticide...

Sophism and Apology by Plato

In five pages this paper examines Socrates' arguments regarding capital punishment and the sophist foundation that cements them....

Soul's Immortality in Meno by Plato

In four pages this paper discusses the soul's immortality as represented in Socrates' arguments that are featured in Meno by Plato...

Principles for Life/Apology and Crito

if "what he does is right or wrong, whether he is acting like a good or bad man" ("Apology" 28b)(Plato 32-33). In regards to how ...

Philosophy Defined by Philosphers

explain why this is so. Descartes also questioned the ability of a dreamer to know whether or not he is dreaming. Many people do a...

Ivan Ilyich and Socrates

from the fact that I realized that I knew nothing. A man of my era named Chaerephon once asked the Oracle at Delphi is there w...

Jesus and Socrates

For example, Bostick (1935) makes copious use of footnotes, drawing on the works of Plato and Xenophon, who were two of Socrates d...

Comparing Platonism and Atomism

concerning change in the world. Although the methods of reasoning they used were not those of the modern scientific method, it is ...

Gorgias by Plato

form of flattery. Socrates voices such strong opposition to the type of oration he attributes to men like Gorgias because knowl...

Soul, Piety, Virtue, and Socrates' Philosophy

In seven pages this paper discuses Socrates' philosophy in an overview that includes his soul concept, what constitutes 'true' kno...

Propriety Rule, Socrates, and Confucius

In five pages Confucian concepts of 'man of humanity' and 'rule of propriety' are considered with the incorporation of Socrates' p...

Machiavelli and Socrates and the Notion 'All Men Should Act Justly'

In a paper consisting of three pages Socrates' philosophy that men should always act justly is in stark contrast to Machiavelli's ...

Life and Death Concepts as Perceived by Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle

In six pages this research paper considers how the death concept was applied to the scheme of life through the classical Greek phi...

Unpopularity, Societal Disapproval and a Socratic Dialogue

David: So you can be popular? Allen: Yeah. David: Why do you want to be popular Allen? I know everyone wants to be popular in h...

An Analysis of a Case Study Regarding a Life and Death Decision

Kamath (2007) goes through all the possible outcomes regarding this dilemma. He explains that if the operation goes forth, there a...

Strepsiades, Socrates, and The Clouds by Aristophanes

on their own account." The disciple shows Strepsiades a globe used for astronomy and a map used for geometry. Strepsiades see...

'Unexamined Life' Philosophy of Socrates

In six pages this paper analyzes the contention of Socrates that an 'unexamined life is not worth living' as this view is represen...

Socrates' Thoughts and Influence

Socrates frequently alluded was the basis for his debates with Gorgias, contending that the degree of abstraction pursued by thoug...

Ethics and Socrates' Philosophy

some sort of graft then the government will also. Socrates, if one reads any of Platos works, seems to be a...

Socrates on Life and its Meaning

In five pages this paper evaluates Socrates' perspectives on what life means. Two sources are cited in the bibliography....