Reaction Between Plato And Socrates

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Adriana Wright
Don Oliveira
Greek Project Rough Draft
October 05, 2017 So what do you know about Plato, Aristotle and Socrates? Anything? No, well just read this essay and you will find out a lot of different facts! Just like how Socrates was Plato's teacher and Plato was Aristotle's teacher and them when Plato died Aristotle opened his own Academy. Anyways read along and find out even more facts about these ancient philosophers and their families. Have fun! Socrates was born in 399 BCE and died in 470 BCE. Died at age 70. His parents were Sophroniscus and Phaenarete, and Xanthippe his wife. Socrates wasn’t born wealthy like most of his admirers were. He’s portrayed in these works as a man of great insight, integrity, self-mastery, and argumentative skill. The impact of his life was all the greater because of the way in which it ended at age 70. Socrates was brought on a trial on huge change and sentenced to death by poisoning. (Hemlock probably causing the poisoning) Socrates was not afraid of death, he thought it could be a good thing, either one of two things:either it is annihilation, and the death have no consciousness of anything; or, as we are told, it is really a change: a migration of the soul from this place to another.’ Whether death is annihilation or passage Socrates believed death should not be feared. Socrates last words were ’Crito we ought to offer a cock to Asclepius.’
Plato was born in 348/347 BCE and died in 418/417 BCE. Died at 30 or 31. His

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