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This lecture is a whirlwind tour through the life of Socrates. It begins with an explanation of the Socratic problem, followed by an examination of his philosophy. The lecture ends with a summary of Socrates’ legacy.

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Lesson Transcript

Use this quiz to study:

  • The main source of information on Socrates
  • How the Athenians viewed the philosopher
  • Socrates’ main focus
  • Central concepts of Socrates’ philosophy
  • Philosophers associated with Socrates