A philosophy webcomic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also Jokes

Socrates Gets Socrates'd


"Man, I can see why they wanted to kill me."
"Man, I can see why they wanted to kill me."

Jury Selection


If you've noticed any characters appearing and disappearing, it isn't because the artist is lazy, it is because an evil demon is deceiving you.
If you've noticed any characters appearing and disappearing, it isn't because the artist is lazy, it is because an evil demon is deceiving you.

Socrates on the Lake

Although on second thought, what even is the nature of "winning an argument?"
Although on second thought, what even is the nature of "winning an argument?"

Athenian Park

"What are you doing with that tranquillizer gun?"
"Tranquillizer gun? This is a hemlock gun."
"What are you doing with that tranquillizer gun?" "Tranquillizer gun? This is a hemlock gun."

Socratesman


"What, is it in present day or ancient Greece?"
"Uh...another power that Socratesman has is time travel..."
"What, is it in present day or ancient Greece?" "Uh...another power that Socratesman has is time travel..."

Wise or Not Wise


"But Socrates, what will you do with the million?"
"I'll tell you what I'll do, two Athenian boy lovers...AT THE SAME TIME!"
"But Socrates, what will you do with the million?" "I'll tell you what I'll do, two Athenian boy lovers...AT THE SAME TIME!"

Good Cop, Pragmatist About the Nature of Truth Cop


In the end the jury decided that truth was more about a coherence between ideas themselves, and also that Socrates was a dick, so we might as well kill him.
In the end the jury decided that truth was more about a coherence between ideas themselves, and also that Socrates was a dick, so we might as well kill him.

Gottfried Leibniz and the Quest for the Holy Grail



The French guy is being played by Voltaire, of course.
The French guy is being played by Voltaire, of course.

The "Apology"


It's pretty shocking that Socrates's strategy of giving a 30 minute speech on why all the people who were about to judge him were stupid idiots didn't work out for him
It's pretty shocking that Socrates's strategy of giving a 30 minute speech on why all the people who were about to judge him were stupid idiots didn't work out for him

A very spooky philosophy Halloween


Camus came dressed as himself, because what is really scary is how sexy he is.
Camus came dressed as himself, because what is really scary is how sexy he is.

Hypatia of Alexandria and the Seven Presocratics



Later on, Socrates forgot that he poisoned the apple, and ate it himself. Plato had to make up this whole story about an apology, because it was just too embarrassing.
Later on, Socrates forgot that he poisoned the apple, and ate it himself. Plato had to make up this whole story about an apology, because it was just too embarrassing.

Philosophy Club


When you think about it, any club can be a fight club with enough spirit.
When you think about it, any club can be a fight club with enough spirit.

The Socratic Method

"Oracle of Delphi, who is the most obnoxious man in all of Athens?"
"Certainly you are, Socrates"
"Oracle of Delphi, who is the most obnoxious man in all of Athens?" "Certainly you are, Socrates"

The Problems of Philosophers


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