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Exploring the Impact of Socrates and Socrates trial

Delve deeper into the mind of one of the most famous philosophers  Socrates. Get an overview of his philosophy and Socrates trial through this detailed guide! '' I cannot teach anybody anything, I can only make them think'' -  SOCRATES   SOCRATES (469- 399) BCE   biography of Socrates   SOCRATES is a very difficult subject for the historian. There are many men concerning whom it is certain that very little is known, and other men concerning whom it is certain that a great deal is known; but in the case of Socrates the uncertainty is as to whether we know very little or a great deal.    Who is Socrates Socrates was born about 470 B.C. in Athens. His father was a sculptor, his mother a midwife. Very little is known of his early years and education, except that he took up his father’s occupation as a sculptor.  In later years some statues used to be shown at the Acropolis in Athens, which were said to be the work of Socrates. But comparatively early in life he deserted his