Solomon recounts a recurring Socratic dialogue between Robbins and Stein, Bock, and Harnick.
You need philosophy, not the modern bull session kind but the Socratic method of “What the hell am I thinking?”
Often Socratic conversation induces utter confusion—the ancient Greek word is aporia—and ends with no clear solution to a problem.
Many teachers now think of the Socratic method as the technique of encouraging students to say whatever they know about a topic.
Darwin is allowed to wander around in his own mind, and not just for the Socratic, is-he-guilty-or-innocent routine.
Perhaps we may best explain this by recurring to the original application of the Socratic method to human affairs.
Have you ever tried the sarcastic or Socratic method with a child?
He, though he is imbued in the Socratic lectures, will not morosely reject thee.
The centre of Godwin's moral teaching was yet another Socratic thought.
There is but one hope; we must follow the genuine Socratic method, which consisted of quiet individual instruction.
1630s (Socratical is from 1580s), "of or pertaining to Greek philosopher Socrates" (469-399 B.C.E.), especially in reference to his method of eliciting truth by question and answer, from Latin Socraticus, from Greek Sokratikos "pertaining to Socrates or his school." His name is Greek Sokrates, literally "having safe might."