Philosophers are people who encourage people to question things they thought they knew. The also try and find the meaning in nature, trading, ideas, the meaning of life, justice, truth, and beauty,
Socrates tried to teach others by encouraging them to question things they thought they knew.
Socrates was charged for not honoring the Gods and Goddesses. He was found guilty, and was sentenced to death. He died by drinking hemlock, the drink from a poisonous plant.