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Many philosophers worldwide are educated way beyond degree even though they assert that a degree cannot make a philosopher. It is comparative to not the beauty of philosophers as they are all different in relation to their contributions in the world. Philosophers are great people who live a hidden life between the habitats of a society. This research paper focuses on one great philosopher of the world called Socrates. Socrates There is no clear indication of the when Socrates was born.
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As the discussion shifts from the just state to the just man, Plato, through the voice of his teacher, enters into the realm of epistemology and metaphysics. It is here where Plato discusses his idea of the good as the cause of knowledge. He is the first to form a systematic method of knowledge, and his ideas anticipat... ... middle of paper ... ...p://www.britannica.com/bcom/eb/article/3/ 0,5716,115123+2+108556,00.html. Accessed on December 26, 2000. Beavers, Anthony F. and Christopher Planneaux.
Socratic dialectic can be bluntly described as a pursuit to seek for wisdom concluded by an in depth understanding through a group dialogue. Whereas sophistry can be described as a deceiving type of confab, this values debates and argumentation that teach virtue. The aim of a Socratic dialectic is to establish truth from discussion which helps those within a group to establish veracity on a basic or broader subject. Rhetoricians or Sophist teach the purpose of virtue; sophist way of communicating would prefer to argue and debate specific subjects, which only in turns leads to skeptism, and success of a winner. Clearly seen Socratic dialectic is an approach to a conversation that opens up a dialogue which allows participants to speak and gain knowledge from others, thusly leading to a truth that cannot be revealed through sophistry.
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