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Socratic method

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A pedagogical technique in which a teacher does not give information directly but instead asks a series of questions, with the result that the student comes either to the desired knowledge by answering the questions or to a deeper awareness of the limits of knowledge.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students

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