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Meet The Wisest Man Of All Times from Athens In Greece

Socrates was a Greek philosopher from Athens who is credited as the founder of Western philosophy and among the first moral philosophers of the ethical tradition of thought.

Socrates defined philosophy as an academic subject that exercises reason and logic in an attempt to understand reality and answer fundamental questions about knowledge, life, morality, virtue, and human nature.

He is widely regarded as one of the wisest men of all time. We know very little about his life. He left no written testimony and most knowledge comes from dialogues with his most famous student, Plato, and from the memoirs of Xenophon.

The Oracle of Delphi pronounced Socrates the wisest of Greeks, and Socrates took this as approval of his agnosticism which was the starting point of his philosophy: 'One thing only I know, he said, 'and that is that I know nothing.

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