Socrates was a philosopher who lived from 469 BC to 399 BC. He wrote nothing down but was considering as one of the most important philosophers who changed the way people concieved philosophy. He fought in the Peloponnesian War for Athens. The philosophy he left behind after his death, has influenced humans of every age.
Plato lived from 429 BC to 347 BC. He was one of the most incredible writers in Western literature. He was an Athenian citizen of high status. Plato was also a bit of a philospher.
Aristotle lived from 384 BC to 322 BC. He lived in Stagira in northern Greece. He was a Greek philosopher, logician, and scientist. His teacher was Plato. Aristotle is regarded as one of the most influential thinkers in the field of philosophy. He tutored Alexander the Great.
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