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Socrates was a Greek philosopher who lived in Athens in the 5th century BC. He is considered one of the founders of Western philosophy. Socrates was known for his method of inquiry, which involved asking questions and challenging people's assumptions. He was also known for his commitment to truth and justice. Socrates was eventually put to death by the Athenian government for corrupting the youth.
Here are some additional details about Socrates' life:
* He was born in Athens in 469 BC.
* His father was a stonecutter and his mother was a midwife.
* He married Xanthippe and had three sons.
* He was a soldier and fought in the Peloponnesian War.
* He was a philosopher and taught a method of inquiry known as the Socratic method.
* He was accused of corrupting the youth and sentenced to death by drinking hemlock.
* He died in 399 BC.
Socrates' life and teachings have had a profound influence on Western philosophy and culture. He is considered one of the most important thinkers in history.
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