Socratic

Socratic

[suh-krat-ik, soh-]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to Socrates or his philosophy, followers, etc., or to the Socratic method.
noun
2.
a follower of Socrates.
3.
any of the Greek philosophers influenced by Socrates.

Origin:
1630–40; < Latin Sōcraticus < Greek Sōkratikós of, pertaining to Socrates; see -ic

Socratically, adverb
anti-Socratic, adjective
post-Socratic, adjective
pseudo-Socratic, adjective
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Socratic (sɒˈkrætɪk)
 
adj
1.  of or relating to Socrates, his methods, etc
 
n
2.  a person who follows the teachings of Socrates
 
So'cratically
 
adv
 
So'craticism
 
n
 
Socratist
 
n

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socratic
1637, "of or pertaining to Gk. philosopher Socrates" (469-399 B.C.E.), especially in reference to his method of eliciting truth by question and answer. His name is Gk. Sokrates, lit. "having safe might."
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SOCRATIC definition


An early interactive learning system (not a language(?)) developed at Bolt, Beranek &amp; Newman.
[Sammet 1969, p. 702].
(1994-11-04)
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