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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.
The Socratic philosophy, as expounded by Plato, survived the wrecks of material greatness.Beacon Lights of History, Volume I|John Lord
I did not like the Socratic method he had adopted in this conversation, and I turned the tables on him.Unveiling a Parallel|Alice Ilgenfritz Jones and Ella Marchant
To gain time for thought he fell back upon the Socratic method, and began asking questions.The Harris-Ingram Experiment|Charles E. Bolton
I cannot have a doubt that it was strength of tradition that imputed such a use of the Socratic name and character to Plato.The Posthumous Works of Thomas De Quincey, Vol. 1 (2 vols)|Thomas De Quincey
Haeckel's system is mainly poetico-mythical, chiefly on the lines of some of the pre-Socratic philosophers.An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy|W. Tudor Jones