Philosophy Of Socrates

analytical Essay
975 words
975 words

Philosophers like Socrates had a huge impact on philosophers during that time as well as the philosophers today. During the Periclean Age, he was in Athens teaching philosophy of life to the people on the streets who cared enough to listen. The philosophy of Socrates mainly was the responsibility of people's moral attitudes. The teachings of Socrates were found to be understanding of life, recognizing the truth and speaking of the components that were used to a successful life. The teachings of his philosophy weren't appreciated much by the public in which he was sent to the trial with charges against him for his teachings towards the youth. It is very shocking to learn that the charges against him were the interference with the youth and unbelieving …show more content…

In this essay, the author

  • Analyzes socrates' impact on philosophers during the periclean age and the philosophy of today.
  • Explains socrates' philosophy of knowledge, goodness, and virtuous. he believed that actual knowledge came from the whole as one.
  • Analyzes how socrates urges people to find the true value of life by examining and investigating the reason of human life, the purpose we hold as a human being.
  • Explains that socrates' primary goal is to show his point of view correctly and prove he is not innocent and to disprove the wrongdoing.
  • Opines that socrates philosophy gives them a lot of understanding of knowledge and how it can affect our daily lives. they can use his theories in their field by uplifting knowledge as their power to get their higher education and getting their degree in nursing.
  • Concludes that knowledge is the most important power anyone can hold as it's the inescapable result of moralistic understandings.

His teachings toward to people were that "virtue is knowledge", that a good man should care for his soul by making himself as wise as possible. To become wise was to achieve knowledge. According to Socrates, virtue is same as knowledge and the wrongdoing is ignorance and it is always involuntary. Socrates arguments about the wrongdoing being involuntary, I think he means that when people do evil things, it is to gain goods for himself in use of evil. Socrates only questions himself for what people believed to be the truth where he created discussion called the Socratic Method. It could be classified as truth only if something passed that method, otherwise, it's not the truth. He would ask many questions and whenever he receives answers, he would ask the question again according to the answer and if the person's being asked doesn't give a good answer to the question, he was to admit he didn't know the answer to the very first question. Socrates didn't know answers to many questions but he kept on questioning over and over again until he found logical answers within the questions being discussed. Socrates knew that people didn't know the answers so he decided to make it open to discussion for everyone. He believed that actual knowledge came from the whole as …show more content…

By the following knowledge, we can find happiness and help us do the right things. The power of knowledge hasn't lost a bit of significance even today and still valued by the majority of people. The society we live in today, knowledge is accepted by each and every one of us. The strong beliefs bring out more people seeking higher education and aspire to get a degree in such a field they desire. In the knowledge-based society we live in today, it has widely come to be accepted. A knowledgeable person gets the job quickly in the field. Considering the fact that knowledge and information are the important part of our lives, a knowledge is to fully understand it can give you enough value throughout your

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