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|DAILY BEAST
Socratic dialogue during strenuous exercise: take that, effete philosophers!Atheist Philosopher Peter Boghossian’s Guide to Converting Believers|Michael Schulson|November 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Solomon recounts a recurring Socratic dialogue between Robbins and Stein, Bock, and Harnick.
“Something told him,” some Socratic demon or inner impulse, that there was “ile” here or there, deep under the earth.Memoirs|Charles Godfrey Leland
The centre of Godwin's moral teaching was yet another Socratic thought.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle|H. N. Brailsford
The Socratic Rule is, to instruct others by way of question and answer.The Punster's Pocket-book|Charles Molloy Westmacott
A friend of Socrates, perhaps Cebes, bought him from his master, and he became one of the chief members of the Socratic circle.A Problem in Greek Ethics|John Addington Symonds
The Socratic method can be employed to great advantage in handling difficult inferences.Common Science|Carleton W. Washburne
British Dictionary definitions for socratic
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."