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Socrates

Summary: Evaluates Socrates from the book Consolations of Philosophy
Normally I don't care much for books that make me think or question things about my life. However when I read the first chapter of "The Consolations of Philosophy" by Alain de Botton that is exactly what it did. In the first section a broad overview of Socrates was introduced and to be completely honest I did not know much about his other than the fact that he was a well respected ancient philosopher. Instantly I recognized David's famous painting of Socrates being put to death and hoped that I would get some more background because that was all that I really remembered being thought.

In the second section the author went on to describe some basic background information on what was common and was socially acceptable in ancient Greece. I was a little taken back by some of there practices such as there disrespect for women and sacrifices...

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