History Creator / Socrates

3rd Dec '16 2:14:36 PM MarkLungo
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* EverybodyCries: How Socrates' friends reacted at his execution when they witnessed him drink the fatal cup of hemlock. He finally had to ask them to restrain themselves so he could die in peace.
20th Nov '16 1:24:00 PM MarkLungo
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* The protagonist of 'VisualNovel/SocratesJonesProPhilosopher'' is named after him. [[{{Irony}} Ironically]], Jones knows nothing about philosophy despite coming from a family of philosophy buffs; the story is an EdutainmentGame that allows him to explore the subject.

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* The protagonist of 'VisualNovel/SocratesJonesProPhilosopher'' ''VisualNovel/SocratesJonesProPhilosopher'' is named after him. [[{{Irony}} Ironically]], Jones knows nothing about philosophy despite coming from a family of philosophy buffs; the story is an EdutainmentGame that allows him to explore the subject.
20th Nov '16 1:23:03 PM MarkLungo
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* Socrates gets a mention in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' novel ''Literature/SkinGame''; according to Hades Socrates is spending his afterlife answering other people's questions.

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* Socrates gets a mention in ''Literature/TheDresdenFiles'' novel ''Literature/SkinGame''; according to Hades Hades, Socrates is spending his afterlife answering other people's questions.questions.
* The protagonist of 'VisualNovel/SocratesJonesProPhilosopher'' is named after him. [[{{Irony}} Ironically]], Jones knows nothing about philosophy despite coming from a family of philosophy buffs; the story is an EdutainmentGame that allows him to explore the subject.
11th Nov '16 10:12:24 AM JustTroper
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* EccentricMentor: Possibly the UrExample; one of the wisest and the most eccentric people of his time.
1st Nov '16 2:21:39 PM MarkLungo
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* {{Irony}}: Socrates may have invented this, he is certainly the earliest attested practicioner.

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* {{Irony}}: Socrates may have invented this, and he is certainly the earliest attested practicioner.
14th Oct '16 3:31:04 PM LordGro
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* InsufferableGenius: He was one of the greatest minds of his generation, if not ''the'' greatest, and he knew it. He also had no problem making sure everyone else knew it, too, and was not above a bit of UnsportsmanlikeGloating when he won a debate.
14th Oct '16 7:55:01 AM Tinandel_1
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* InsufferableGenius: He was one of the greatest minds of his generation, if not ''the'' greatest, and he knew it. He also had no problem making sure everyone else knew it, too, and was not above a bit of UnsportsmanlikeGloating when he won a debate.
8th Oct '16 8:00:37 PM Berrenta
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* He's mentioned on Gene Ray's notorious Website/TimeCube site.
15th Aug '16 3:44:27 PM margdean56
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** According to some accounts, Socrates [[WorkingClassHero earned his living as a stonecutter]], prefering not to receive money for teaching. No doubt this also required considerable physical strength.

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** According to some accounts, Socrates [[WorkingClassHero earned his living as a stonecutter]], prefering preferring not to receive money for teaching. No doubt this also required considerable physical strength.



* IDrankWhat: Implied in the film ''Film/RealGenius'' - which is the TropeNamer here - and in other comedies that Socrates accidentally drank the hemlock. But this is averted in RealLife: Socrates knew ''exactly'' what he was doing.

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* IDrankWhat: Implied in the film ''Film/RealGenius'' - -- which is the TropeNamer here - -- and in other comedies that Socrates accidentally drank the hemlock. But this is averted in RealLife: Socrates knew ''exactly'' what he was doing.
20th Jul '16 12:37:11 PM MarkLungo
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: He reportedly found Creator/{{Aristophanes}}' caricature of him in ''The Clouds'' amusing.

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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: He reportedly found Creator/{{Aristophanes}}' caricature of him in ''The Clouds'' ''Theatre/TheClouds'' amusing.
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