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    reason, and evaluate” critically in order to attain wisdom and intelligence, something not easily obtained due to the constant bombardment of the media and outside world around us (Roca and Schuh, 2).However, through the study of philosophy, we will “enhance our ability” to analyze what life will throw at us. It also helps us to analyze logically and critically, to question thoroughly, and to write and think rigorously, which in retrospect makes us more intelligent and well informed individuals. 2. Explain the Socratic Method of Teaching. Is this a useful way for students to learn?…

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    Socrates is one of the best known Greek philosophers from Athens. He is founder of Western philosophy. His philosophies are well known and are studied by thousands of people in today’s world. The way he used to communicate with people was by cross-questioning; this method is known as “The Socratic Method”. This method used to leave people confused. Because of his method he is known as ignorant but he used to think he was wise man because he knew the fact that people think is being ignorant. The…

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    Plato distinguishes an orator from a philosopher in Gorgias by using Chaerephon and Polus’ discussion, or rather, Polus’ avoidance of the profound topic Chaerephon introduced. He also utilizes the debate between Polus and Socrates to illustrate that Socratic discussion--not an oratorical method of speech--is the only legitimate philosophical path of discovering the truth. Plato, through this debate, later shows the importance of Socratic discussion as a way to comprehend abstract ideas more…

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    Defence Of Socrates

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    stop philosophizing. In this paper, I will explain Socrates philosophy and I will state my point of view in the definition of philosophy and open question. In the first section of the paper, I will explain the three principal component of Socrates philosophy (i.e. irony, method, and ethos) by explaining how they relate to Socrates famous statement “the unexamined life is not worth living.” In the second…

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    Socratic Method vs. Misology Misology is the hatred of reasonable discourse, and the socratic method is all about learning through discussion and arguments. Being a misologue prevents one from growing as a person and learning about themselves, as well as the world around them. Misology is dangerous to an individual because it directly prevents any opportunity of learning. Socrates believes misology is so harmful because it allows for one to live in ignorance, and it is an easy way to avoid…

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    In particular, the Socratic method was inspired by him. The Socratic method is a question-and-answer discussion in which better hypotheses were found by identifying and eliminating those that lead to contradictions. This method was used to expose false or confused views held by the Athenian population. Centuries later, the Socratic method is still used today. Many law schools teach the method and it is even used in some forms of psychotherapy. This demonstrates how much of an impact Socrates had…

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    paragraphs, I will discuss Plato’s Socratic Method, The Republic and especially certain parts within, and not to mention what Plato means to me. What I love about Plato is even though the text can be difficult to comprehend, I appreciate the fact that his works challenge the reader to think differently or objectively, so to speak. You cannot read Plato without keeping an open mind and a deep level of attentiveness, Plato is not for the half-hearted. Plato challenges one to think through the…

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    way of teaching which was the Socratic Method which involved questioning ideas and beliefs and then questioning the responses that was received. As a young man Socrates served in the military and fought in three wars. Thereafter Socrates spent the rest of his life preaching and discussing his fundamental ideas with all sorts of people including artists, poets, educators and politicians. REPHRASE THIS SENTENCE: Socrates had dialogues with his followers that discussed their own lies that they…

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    Bfho Evaluation

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    interview is used to test the knowledge. In the second interview, the staff would be evaluated how much they have improved. Finally, during the third interview, the staff must perform all duties correctly and efficiently. If the staff have failed during the third interview, then more mock interviews are required, and if the staff had done a great job after the second time, then no further mock interviews are required. However, the employees must continue to utilize the Socratic method on the…

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    Examined Lives Today

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    Seeing and hearing about the religious life of my mother from a young age until now caused me to wonder, what does it really mean to be religious? Using the Socratic Method and cross examination along with the dialectical method I provided Sandy with multiple questions regarding the means of being religious in hopes of finding and comprehending the excellence it implements in her life, the life of her family, and the lives of others. Through this intricate process I had the ability to broaden my…

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