Socrates Quotes & Wisdom FREE!
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Socrates (469 BC–399 BC) was a classical Greek Athenian philosopher. Credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, he is an enigmatic figure known chiefly through the accounts of later classical writers, especially the writings of his students Plato and Xenophon, and the plays of his contemporary Aristophanes. Many would claim that Plato's dialogues are the most comprehensive accounts of Socrates to survive from antiquity.
Through his portrayal in Plato's dialogues, Socrates has become renowned for his contribution to the field of ethics, and it is this Platonic Socrates who also lends his name to the concepts of Socratic irony and the Socratic method, or elenchus. The latter remains a commonly used tool in a wide range of discussions, and is a type of pedagogy in which a series of questions are asked not only to draw individual answers, but also to encourage fundamental insight into the issue at hand. It is Plato's Socrates that also made important and lasting contributions to the fields of epistemology and logic, and the influence of his ideas and approach remains strong in providing a foundation for much western philosophy that followed.
As one recent commentator has put it, Plato, the idealist, offers "an idol, a master figure, for philosophy. A Saint, a prophet of the 'Sun-God', a teacher condemned for his teachings as a heretic."
This app contains all of Socrates's quotes, and more will be added when found.
Features of app
-Quote of Day feature. At start, quote of day is random but user can set any preferred quote to be quote of day.
-Browse quotes by random or by sequential
-Easy add/remove to favorites
-One click share with facebook, twitter, whatsapp, messaging...(basically all the share apps u have on ur phone)
-Customizable user settings. Now you can change the background, font color, font style and font size of your favorite quotes! To change your settings, you can do so via Home screen, or at another by pressing the options button.
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Update 3rd Dec 2012:
-Added choice to Save to SD Card, Wallpaper or as Quote of Day