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A list of Citizendium articles, and planned articles, about Socrates.
See also changes related to Socrates, or pages that link to Socrates or to this page or whose text contains "Socrates".

Parent topics

  • Ancient Greece [r]: The loose collection of Greek-speaking city-states centered on the Aegean Sea which flourished from the end of the Mycenaean age to the Roman conquest of Greece in 146 BC. [e]
  • Ancient philosophy [r]: The study of philosophy in civilizations such as ancient Greece and Rome. [e]
  • Philosophy [r]: The study of the meaning and justification of beliefs about the most general, or universal, aspects of things. [e]


Other related topics

  • Aporia [r]: In philosophy, a philosophical puzzle or state of puzzlement, and, in rhetoric, a rhetorically useful expression of doubt. [e]
  • Aristotle [r]: (384-322 BCE) Ancient Greek philosopher and scientist, and one of the most influential figures in the western world between 350 BCE and the sixteenth century. [e]
  • Athens [r]: Athens (Modern Greek: Αθήνα/Athina, Ancient Greek: Ἀθῆναι/Athēnai) is the capital and the greatest city of Greece, (Ελλάς) with more than 4 million people in the metropolitan area and around 1 million in the city centre. [e]
  • Elenchus [r]: Pedagogical technique in which a teacher does not give information directly but instead asks a series of questions, with the result that the student comes either to the desired knowledge by answering the questions or to a deeper awareness of the limits of knowledge. [e]
  • Lampoons of philosophers [r]: The often humorous perception of philosophers by other members of society. [e]
  • On the Concept of Irony with Continual Reference to Socrates [r]: 1841 doctoral dissertation on Socratic irony by Søren Kierkegaard. [e]
  • Plato [r]: (circa 427-347 BCE) Ancient Greek philosopher, whose dialogues, supposedly recording conversations with Socrates, contain many of the debates central to Western philosophy. [e]
  • Voltaire's Socrates (play) [r]: A satirical play in three acts that concerns itself with Socrates and the events just before his death during his trial. [e]
  • Weakness of will [r]: Condition in which while knowing what it would be best to do, one does something else. [e]