In The Phaedo, Socrates is reported to have said on the day he dies:

Give but little thought to Socrates but much more to the truth. If you think that what I say is true, agree with me; if not, oppose it with every argument.

With no variation at all, Christians can argue that to be the best followers of Socrates means to follow Jesus. When he says, “I am the Truth”, surely he is claiming to be the subject of Socrates’ plea. Worry not about personalities but give much thought to the truth and follow it. That which is not true, oppose it with every argument for the sake of that which you pursue. It just so happens that in Jesus we discover the Truth is a person, and knowledge is to be found in relationship.

Your Correspondent, Would dearly love to see Irish Christian philosophers rise up

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