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Day: June 17, 2017

What did Socrates mean when he said, “The unexamined life is not worth living”?

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Posted in categories: Ancient Greek, Literature

Not quite “not worth living”. The Greek is more absolute than that. I’ve been feeling guilty about Nick Nicholas’ answer to Since the active and middle voices of the 2nd aorist forms of “to stand” are intransitive (ἵστημι – ἔστην vs ἐστάμην), are these forms synonymous?, where I basically dismissed nuance in Ancient Greek as […]

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