Socrates (470 – 399) was a Greek philosopher, credited as the first moral philosopher of Western ethical thought and as a founder of Western Philosophy. Socrates is also credited as the inventor of the Socratic Method which is a method of eliminating hypothesis by identifying and eliminating those that lead to contradictions.
Information on Socrates is vigorously disputed and is all second-hand, but his influence remains felt to this day. The impact of his life was all greater because of how it ended. Socrates had been charged with impiety and sentenced to death by poisoning by a jury of his fellow citizens.
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