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Socrates was an early Greek philosopher who lived from 469-399. He was interested in scientific theory at first, then become more interested in the personal qualities of the human being. He is credited with inventing philosophical debate and was considered to be very wise.
Socrates was fascinated by ideas based on facts, questions and human ignorance. He noted the importance of fact when determining opinion and truth. He spent time investigating aspects of cognition, self-modification, critical reasoning, knowledge, ethics, logic and trust.
He understood that intepreting god‘s will posed a significant logical dilemma. He did not condone civil disobedience as this was against the law.
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