Socrates and ethics | Genius of the Ancient World

Socrates questioned the judicial system in Athens, where anyone could be a judge. He didn't believe that all chosen would have a good moral compass and could do damage not only to the wrongfully convicted, but to their own soul too.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 3'33''
  • Broadcast year: 2015
Curriculum Connection
  • Philosophy

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: Genius of the Ancient World
  • Episode: Socrates