Though the democrats put down the coup later that year and recalled Alcibiades to lead the Athenian fleet in the Hellespont, he aided the oligarchs by securing for them an alliance with the Persian satraps.
We find a number of such themes prevalent in Presocratic philosophy and the teachings of the Sophists, including those about natural science, mathematics, social science, ethics, political philosophy, and the art of words.
This belief may have contributed to his lack of anxiety about the future of his own sons. One cannot, however, conceive of a doctor that does not act on behalf of his patient.
He grew up in the political deme or district of Alopece, and when he turned 18, began to perform the typical political duties required of Athenian males. Because he is charged with corrupting the youth, Socrates inquires after who it is that helps the youth Apology, 24da.
Committing an injustice surpasses suffering an injustice in badness; differently stated, committing an injustice is worse than suffering one. Nonetheless, the Epicureans did equate pleasure with the good, and the view that pleasure is not the equivalent of the good could not have endeared Socrates to their sentiment.
Amongst other things, the Peripatetics accused Socrates of being a bigamist, a charge that appears to have gained so much traction that the Stoic Panaetius wrote a refutation of it Plutarch, Aristides c-d. On the other hand, if one held a position that survived cross-examination, such a position would be consistent and coherent.
Thus terms, arguments, characters, and in fact all elements in the dialogues should be addressed in their literary context.