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The Rise of the Sophist Movement

Summary: Details the rise of the sophist movement, using "The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives", by Plutarch; "History of the Peloponnesian War", by Thucydides; and "The Last Days of Socrates", by Plato.
In this paper, I would like to discuss the rise of the sophist movement. In order to do so, I divided the paper into four sections. In the first section, I will discuss the nature of sophism and what subjects it taught. In the second section, I will discuss why aristocrats wanted and needed sophism. In the third section, I will talk about how sophism affected Athenian political decision making. In the last section, I will discuss how sophism affected Athenian religion. I will use the lives of four people: Pericles, Thucydides, Alcibiades and Socrates, to give evidences to the issues. For the source, I will use "The Rise and Fall of Athens: Nine Greek Lives", written by Plutarch, "History of the Peloponnesian War", written by Thucydides, and "The Last Days of Socrates", written by Plato.

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In this section, I will discuss the nature of sophism, and...

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