Knowledge and Wisdom

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Philosophy

 

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Matthew L

 

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August 17, 2012

 

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University

 

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Instead, he claims that only truth he is truly certain of in his life is that he knows absolutely nothing. This is disavowal of knowledge is the ultimate provocative statement that drives the debate between knowledge and philosophy. Socrates’ claim can be seen as incredibly ironic in the sense that here we have an intellect that is widely regarded as one of the most innovative thinkers of Ancient Athens proclaiming that he knows nothing despite the fact that he considers himself a philosopher which by definition makes him a ‘lover of knowledge’...
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According to Socrates, to know that you possess no certain knowledge of anything is to be aware of your own ignorance, yet in the two dialogues Socrates portrays himself to be in search of a definite understanding of piety, which to me, makes his later claims slightly ironic and contradictory. Although ironic, at the same time, the reader has to take Socrates’ claims seriously because he is standing before a jury of Athenians and multiple men making a case against him, but he still has the same air of enlightenment about him...
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