Wisdom In Socrates The Apology

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In “The Apology,” Socrates talks of his journey to find and discern what wisdom really is. Socrates had an unconventional idea of what wisdom was, compared to today’s definition of wisdom. Socrates also had different views of knowledge than what society believes today. Throughout his journey in “The Apology,” Socrates comes to the conclusion that wisdom is realizing that one knows nothing. In Plato’s “The Apology,” Socrates recounts how he searched and found wisdom. Socrates first started searching for wisdom when the Oracle at Delphi stated that there was no man wiser than he. Socrates questioned the oracle, and searched for the reason for the oracle’s prophecy; Socrates found that the people he met, the politicians, poets, and artisans,
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