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Plato’s Phaedo: The Spirituality of Socrates

“Crito, we ought to offer a cock to Asclepius. See to it, and don’t forget.” – the Last words of Socrates, according to Plato. Reading Socrates’ final utterance, one could be forgiven of thinking he was a practical, material man. Nothing, however, could be further from the truth. Socrates, as depicted in Plato’s Phaedo, was

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Five Reasons Why Socrates Was A Terrible Husband

By. Van Bryan Socrates is often credited with the quote, “By all means, marry. If you get a good wife, you will be happy. If you get a bad one, you will be a philosopher.” And we all (mostly men) get a good chuckle out of that. As a consequence of Socrates’ attitude towards his

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