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If I understand your question correctly it asks if Socrates would allow me to be ambivalent towards dying in some cases. That is maybe I don't want to die too soon, but still I want to be wise as Socrates. I think Socrates' answer to ambivalence would be "know thyself". Death is a fact that triggered great philosophy, both theoretical and practical....


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What even is this question? Only about his indifference to death, or all of his philosophical impact? Socrates was paradigmatic in defining philosophy, philosophy was exactly defined by what Socrates did, though once defined it could be applied retrospectively. And Plato's Academy, and so academia, is the fusion of the Socratic method, and the Pythagorean ...


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