In Plato’s Apology, Socrates famously claimed to know nothing. This Socratic claim to ignorance pervades all of Plato’s early dialogues, and it raises many puzzling questions. By working through these puzzles, we can come to understand the figure of Socrates much better, and we can also gain some insight into the nature and purpose of philosophy.
Matthews, Gareth B.
Philosophic Exchange: Vol. 33
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Available at: http://digitalcommons.brockport.edu/phil_ex/vol33/iss1/3