Single Idea 126

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / C. Virtue Theory / 2. Elements of Virtue Theory / e. Character]

Full Idea

Socrates: What sort of person should one be?

Gist of Idea

We should ask what sort of people we want to be


Socrates (reports of career [c.420 BCE]), quoted by Plato - Gorgias 487e

Book Reference

Plato: 'Gorgias', ed/tr. Waterfield,Robin [OUP World's Classics 1994], p.72