Prodicus (Prodicos, Prodikos) of Ceos (Keos), fl. 5th century BC. Ancient Greek Sophist philosopher and famed rhetorician and disciple of Protagoras. He is said to have been a teacher of Socrates, and like his pupil, he was slain by the Athenians for his subversive teachings.

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Cosmos of the Ancients: Prodicus of Ceos
Concise article on this thinker, by Stefan Stenudd.
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy: Prodicus
Short article on this leading Sophist.
Plato and His Dialogues: Prodicus of Ceos
A resource provided by the Perseus Project, with links to every mention of this Sophist in Plato's dialogues.
Wikipedia: Prodicus
Article incorporating information from the 1911 Encyclopaedia Britannica.

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