Socratic method

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A teaching philosophy that differs from the traditional format as instruction takes the form of problem-solving and testing of hypotheses
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Socratic method

Education A teaching philosophy that differs from the traditional format as instruction is in the form of problem-solving and testing of hypotheses. See Layer cake education, Spoon feeding.
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El elenchos entre Socrates y Agaton a la luz de los problemas del elenchos socratico, no se trata de una "definicion" a la manera aristotelica por genero y diferencia especifico, sino del desarrollo de una argumentacion que revele la naturaleza de eros.
De momento quisiera subrayar que (C5) no clasifica argumentos; tampoco logoi que se identifiquen necesariamente ni con endoxa, para la dialectica, ni con creencias no-endoxa, para la peirastica que solemos vincular al elenchos socratico (93).
Dancy suggests that there are two problems with this interpretation: it requires that we read the conclusion (7) as a contradictory statement, and that Socrates' response to Euthyphro at the end of this elenchos is more compatible with the SPI.
In addition to his religious "commitments" he had a deep commitment to philosophical inquiry understood as elenchos, the testing - knocking down and building up - of moral beliefs, both his own and others'.
'Il Timeo: Unita del Dialogo, Verisimiglianza del Discorso.' Elenchos 8 (1988) 5-52.
(4) I am aware of only two responses: Antonino Poppi, "Sul problema della sostanzializzazione dell'ente e dell'uno in san Tommaso d'Aquino," in Antonino Poppi, Classicita del pensiero medievale: Anselmo, Bonaventura, Tommaso, Duns Scoto alla prova dell'elenchos (Milano: Vitae pensiero, 1988), 121-49; and Joseph Moreau, "La tradizione aristotelica e l'analogia entis," in Metafore dell'invisibile: Ricerche sull'analogia, ed.