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The Philosophy of Socrates: Exploring the Examined Life and the Pursuit of True Knowledge

Excerpt: Socrates was a Greek philosopher known for his unique method of questioning, the Socratic method, and his theory of knowledge, which held that true knowledge was something that each individual had to discover for themselves through careful thought and examination. He believed in the importance of critical thinking and the examined life, and his ideas continue to be influential in the Western philosophical tradition. Socrates is also known for his beliefs about ethics and the good life, which were connected to his belief in the importance of reason. Despite the debates surrounding his ideas, Socrates remains a significant figure in the history of philosophy.

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