Person: Antiphon


Antiphon was a Greek orator and statesman who took up rhetoric as a profession. He was a Sophist and a contemporary of Socrates. There is some dispute about whether there was one of two philosophers of this name.

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Born 480 BC, (possibly) Athens, Greece. Died 411 BC, Athens, Greece.

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