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Origin of Socratic
OTHER WORDS FROM SocraticSo·crat·i·cal·ly, adverban·ti-So·crat·ic, adjectivepost-So·crat·ic, adjectivepseu·do-So·crat·ic, adjective
Example sentences 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