Philosophy, Humility, and Knowledge

The Simple Truths of Socrates

Applying them is a challenging endeavor

Randy Runtsch
Lessons from History
2 min readApr 5, 2024

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Bust of ancient Greek philosopher Socrates in the Long Room of Trinity College Library, Dublin, Ireland. © Randy Runtsch.

“The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.” — Socrates

Scholars consider Socrates (ca. 470–399 BCE) of Athens as the founder of Western Philosophy. He applied intellectual curiosity…

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Randy Runtsch
Lessons from History

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