History Creator / Socrates

20th Jul '17 2:25:56 AM Daikun
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* WordOfDante: Plato is the intercessory agent here.

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* WordOfDante: WordOfSaintPaul: Plato is the intercessory agent here.
9th Jun '17 10:33:27 PM Theriocephalus
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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: His specialty, although it has been argued that Socrates' questions sometimes pierce [[TheWarOnStraw straw armour.]]
* BadassBeard
* BaldOfAwesome
* BarefootSage[=/=]DoesNotLikeShoes: One of his best-known characteristics. He's probably the UrExample of both tropes.
** BarefootLoon: How he's portrayed in ''Theatre/TheClouds''.

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* ArmorPiercingQuestion: His specialty, although it has been argued that Socrates' questions sometimes pierce [[TheWarOnStraw straw armour.]]
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armour]].
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BadassBeard
* %%* BaldOfAwesome
* BarefootSage[=/=]DoesNotLikeShoes: BarefootLoon: How he's portrayed in ''Theatre/TheClouds''.
* BarefootSage:
One of his best-known characteristics. He's probably the UrExample of both tropes.
** BarefootLoon: How he's portrayed in ''Theatre/TheClouds''.
the trope.



* ConstantlyCurious
* CoolOldGuy
* TheCynic[=/=]DeadpanSnarker: ''So'' much. He was even an immediate influence to the original [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynicism#Influences Greek Cynics]].
* DiesWideOpen
* DoomedMoralVictor
* DyingMomentOfAwesome[=/=]ObiWanMoment: His trial and execution.

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* %%* ConstantlyCurious
* %%* CoolOldGuy
* TheCynic[=/=]DeadpanSnarker: TheCynic: ''So'' much. He was even an immediate influence to the original [[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cynicism#Influences Greek Cynics]].
* %%* DiesWideOpen
* %%* DoomedMoralVictor
* DyingMomentOfAwesome[=/=]ObiWanMoment: DyingMomentOfAwesome: His trial and execution.



* FaceDeathWithDignity

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* %%* FaceDeathWithDignity



* GeniusBruiser: Although not as much as his student Creator/{{Plato}} (who was a [[BloodSport pankration]] champion), Socrates did serve with distinction in UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar, which took no small amount of physical strength.
** According to some accounts, Socrates [[WorkingClassHero earned his living as a stonecutter]], preferring not to receive money for teaching. No doubt this also required considerable physical strength.

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* GeniusBruiser: Although not as much as his student Creator/{{Plato}} (who was a [[BloodSport pankration]] champion), Socrates did serve with distinction in UsefulNotes/ThePeloponnesianWar, which took no small amount of physical strength.
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strength. According to some accounts, Socrates [[WorkingClassHero earned his living as a stonecutter]], preferring not to receive money for teaching. No doubt this also required considerable physical strength.



* ThePhilosopher[=/=]ContemplateOurNavels: Obviously, but he's not the [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness sesquipedalian]], "bookish" philosopher.

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* ThePhilosopher[=/=]ContemplateOurNavels: ThePhilosopher: Obviously, but he's not the [[SesquipedalianLoquaciousness sesquipedalian]], "bookish" philosopher.
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.
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