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The Death of Socrates by Jacques Louis David, 1787, depicts the philosopher Socrates as he is about to take poison hemlock as ordered by the court.

A philosopher is a person who contemplates the great mysteries of life and why things are the way they are. Many great philosophers were also scientists.

See also


<br> Jean Huber, Un dîner de philosophes, 1772 or 1773, Voltaire Foundation, Oxford.

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