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Joe Soukup Professor Kugler Western Civ. Socrates was blunt and mentally advanced for his time, teaching a new version of philosophy. Socrates recieved a mixed reputation for his teaching methods. Having been one of his students, Plato thought that Socrates was a rather wise and brilliant man, having been one of his students. On the other hand it was Aristophanes that thought that Socrates didn’t know what he was talking about most of the time or that he was so arrogant that he made no sense to anyone. Though they differed in opinions as to what he taught they both considered him a highly regardable figure. They both knew that he was of a higher level of intelligence, had cunning speech abilities to sway people over to his side of an argument and had controversial ways of doing things. Socrates was a very brave man. This is evident when he served in the Peloponnesian war; he served very honorably as a soldier. His service helps explain his reputation, in which some saw him as loyal to the Athenian Government through this
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