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Socrates quoted by Plutarch in: Plutarch Moralia, How the Young Man Should Study Poetry


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Nationality: Greek

Occupation: Philosopher

Bio: Socrates was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon, and the plays of his contemporary Aristophanes.

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