We often say and teach that Greek spirit and originality is the basis of the West's culture. How did Greek religion and philosophy reflect and/or influence, the values and practices of ancient Greek life? Please examine the influences of Socrates, Plato and Aristotle. Examine how the execution of Socrates caused Plato to become disenchanted with Athenian democracy, leading him to make philosophical contributions to ethics, government, and metaphysics. How was Aristotle different than Plato? What lasting contributions come from all 3 men? Remember to use evidence to support your claims!