However, (in Plato's The Trial and Death of Socrates) the reader finds Socrates asking questions not to gain knowledge or wisdom, but to take apart wisdom (Kolak 4) Through his constant questioning and challenging of thoughts and responses Socrates is attempting to reveal to the subject of his questions that they are not truly as wise as they believe themselves to be... Showed first 250 characters
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However, (in Plato's The Trial and Death of Socrates) the reader finds Socrates asking questions not to gain knowledge or wisdom, but to take apart wisdom (Kolak 4) Through his constant questioning and challenging of thoughts and responses Socrates is attempting to reveal to the subject of his questions that they are not truly as wise as they believe themselves to be... Showed next 250 characters
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believe in the doctrine of recollection to explain why we are in possession of knowledge
about things. But Socrates does argue that knowledge and virtue are so closely related
that no human ever knowingly does evil...
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