Baroque Myriam

Disagreement Between the Sophists and Socrates

Relative truth was the cause of disagreement between Socrates, a fifth century philosopher, and the Sophists, the proponents of relative truth. The Sophists taught relative truth to the youth; Socrates did not believe in this. Relative truth is when there are no common standards. All actions, morals, ethics and judgments are based upon personal belief and opinion. This is what Socrates combatted.


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