Origin of Socratic
Examples from the Web for post-socratic
This development appears when we compare the different post-Socratic systems of ethics.
- of or relating to Socrates, his methods, etc
- a person who follows the teachings of Socrates
Word Origin and History for post-socratic
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."