Socrates in a Sentence  🔊

Definition of Socrates

a Greek philosopher who known for his thoughts on justice and virtue and is credited for laying the foundation of Western Philosophy

Examples of Socrates in a sentence

Greek philosopher Socrates rejected the idea that how virtuous a person is depends on age or gender.  🔊

In ancient Greece, the teacher Socrates used philosophy to help make the world a better place.  🔊

Using a special method of questioning, the great philosopher, Socrates, helped his students learn to think for themselves.  🔊

Posing questions about justice and virtue, Socrates taught his students in ancient Greece to come to their own rational conclusions.  🔊

Teaching people to face realistic truths about themselves and society cost the Greek philosopher Socrates his life.  🔊

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