The Passion of the Agnostic? “The Death of Socrates” by Jacques-Louis David

From Plato’s Apology (Socrates speaking):

“I am wiser than this man: neither of us knows anything that is really worth knowing, but he thinks that he has knowledge when he has not, while I, having no knowledge, do not think that I have. I seem, at any rate, to be a little wiser than he is on this point: I do not think that I know what I do not know.”

About Santi Tafarella

I teach writing and literature at Antelope Valley College in California.
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