“There is only one good: knowledge; and one evil: ignorance.”

Apr 24 2013

Socrates, was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon.

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