Thinker of the Week: Socrates


Full Name: Socrates

Born: 469 BCE

Died: 399 BCE

Fave Subjects: Knowledge, Power, Wisdom, Education, Right and Wrong

Career Highlights:

  • taught thousands of young people in his city to think, without ever writing anything down or accepting payment
  • teacher of Plato (another famous philosopher), who wrote his ideas down later
  • worked as a soldier, a stonemason, and as a politician

Big Question:

Who would you trust more: someone who says they know everything, or someone who says they know nothing?

Introduce your little thinker to this amazing philosopher in our ThinkAboutIt series!