Origin of Socratic
Examples from the Web for socratic
Many teachers now think of the Socratic method as the technique of encouraging students to say whatever they know about a topic.
Often Socratic conversation induces utter confusion—the ancient Greek word is aporia—and ends with no clear solution to a problem.
You need philosophy, not the modern bull session kind but the Socratic method of “What the hell am I thinking?”My Commencement Speech to Rutgers’ Geniuses: Go Forth and Fail
P. J. O’Rourke
May 18, 2014
Socratic dialogue during strenuous exercise: take that, effete philosophers!Atheist Philosopher Peter Boghossian’s Guide to Converting Believers
November 2, 2013
Solomon recounts a recurring Socratic dialogue between Robbins and Stein, Bock, and Harnick.The Strange Power of ‘Fiddler on the Roof’
October 28, 2013
It is an orthodox Socratic position, but Godwin was not a student of Plato.
The centre of Godwin's moral teaching was yet another Socratic thought.
He is exhibiting Socrates for the first time undergoing the Socratic interrogation.The Republic
Paleyan somewhat, perhaps Socratic, not devoid of common sense.Cyropaedia
So the Socratic school based virtue and happiness on knowledge.Introduction to the History of Religions
Crawford Howell Toy
- of or relating to Socrates, his methods, etc
- a person who follows the teachings of Socrates
Word Origin and History for 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."