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Socrates: An Unexamined Life

Socrates said that the unexamined life is not worth living. What did he mean by that and how does that concept affect a student in the doctoral learner?

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Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. In this particular task, you are asking for help in discussing what Socrates said. You can do this in a number of ways but I suggest that you do so in a straightforward manner because of your word limit. I suggest using this simple outline:

1. About Socrates and his position - 75 words
2. Impact on a PhD Student - 75 words

I am assuming that you are referring to a PhD/Doctorate student in this solution. Just let me know via the feedback section if you are referring to a medical student or students studying for a medical degree. You can use the listed resources to further explore the topic. All the best with your studies and Happy New Year!

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Socrates' "Unexamined Life"

Socrates was Plato's teacher. The 2, together with Plato's student Aristotle make up the triumvirate known as Greek Classical philosophers. It is their ideas about knowledge, life, reality, society, government and morality that has helped ...

Solution Summary

The solution provides information, assistance and advise in tackling the task (see above) on the topic of Socrates' words - "An unexamined Life is not worth living," with a focus on the context of PhD students. resources are listed for further exploration of the topic.