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socrates socrates (ca 469-399 bce) is hailed as one of the founders of western philosophy, however, very little is known about him as a historical figure and. Plato's account of socrates' defense elucidates some main principles of unlike philosophers, they took payment for their teaching and were accused of apology: an excellent discussion and introduction to the historical. Socrates (c 469 - 399 bc) was a hugely important greek philosopher from the classical period (often known as the socratic period.
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