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Socrates: Astounding Scholar or Anti-Ethical Fool?

As the semester comes to the end, I find myself reflecting on the classes of the semester. Most of what I recall is memorable and a lot of the information I learned I will carry with me for, if memory permits, the rest of my life. 1,249 more words

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The One

Socrates portrayed Sisyphean truth
That knowledge begets ample ignorance
Like curious eyes inspecting a luth-
ier, as Kant affects a severance
Of the synthetic and analytic. 40 more words


Roberto Rossellini - Socrate (1971)

Socrate é um filme dirigido pelo cineasta italiano Roberto Rossellini. Com diálogos enriquecedores, I signor Rossellini sintetiza, com maestria, o contexto político-social da Grécia no tempo de Sócrates.  530 more words



E-mail to a pianist, inspired by two young grandchildren learning to play the cello and violin:

Hello, Ms. ____,

I have your name from your husband, who I met about three years ago at a Princeton Democratic Party meeting.

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Getting Old

No light

I’m an idiot who knows nothing. To try and understand life when I’m trying to understand myself.. where will I go, what will I be? 20 more words



In ancient Greece, Socrates was reputed to hold
knowledge in high esteem. One day one fellow met
the great philosopher and said, Do you know what… 236 more words