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Socrates

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Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher who was born around 470 B.C. and died in 399 B.C. As a thinker and philosopher, he is a bit of a mystery. You see, Socrates never wrote anything. Everything we know about him comes from his students, who documented his wisdom. He did a lot of work and contributed a lot of idea to ethics, or the system of right or wrong that humans have.

  1. 1. What DIDN'T Socrates do?
    1. a. Write something
    2. b. Think
    3. c. Discuss ideas
  2. 2. Where does our knowledge about Socrates come from?
    1. a. His students
    2. b. His art
    3. c. His writing
  3. 3. What is ethics?
    1. a. A moral code
    2. b. A list of rules
    3. c. A religion