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By Lois N. Magner

I skimmed this publication for history details, and used to be inspired that Magner's didn't interpret and choose historic historical past on a latest technology foundation, yet really awarded and evaluated each one scientist as he handled the data he had, answering the questions provided to him through the tradition within which he lived. Magner additionally did rather well explaining clinical principles to me -- a a little bit scientifically trained, yet non-science significant.

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Although his friends urged him to escape, Socrates accepted the judgment of the court and drank the hemlock, the traditional potion of the condemned. Primarily, the work of Socrates pertains to moral philosophy rather than science, but his ideas became critical components of both areas; Socrates taught that there was only one good, which is knowledge, and one evil, which is ignorance. He claimed that he had been given a divine mission to question the assumptions and beliefs of his fellow men. In carrying out his mission he professed to act the part of a midwife rather than a teacher, because by making others think, he helped them give birth to their thoughts.

Accused of corrupting the youth of Athens, neglecting the official gods of the city, and introducing new and different gods, the 70-year-old philosopher was condemned to death for impiety. In responding to his prosecutors, Socrates argued that he was actually a public benefactor, who should be honored and supported by the state. Angered by the philosopher's apparent arrogance, the court of some 500 Athenian citizens reconfirmed the death sentence by an even larger majority. Although his friends urged him to escape, Socrates accepted the judgment of the court and drank the hemlock, the traditional potion of the condemned.

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