The destructive cross-examination of socrates socratic method is characterized by asking questions when socrates talks, he asks the questions all the time he teaches and refutes with questions he talks to people with questions. “socratic method” has now come into general usage as a name for any educational strategy that involves cross-examination of students by their teacher however, the method used by socrates in the conversations re-created by plato follows a more specific pattern: socrates describes himself not as. The art of cross examination - ch2: the manner of cross-examination indeed, to this day, the account given by plato of socrates’s cross-examination of his accuser, miletus, while defending himself against the capital charge of corrupting the youth of athens, may be quoted as a masterpiece in the art of cross-questioning the methods. Socratic method (or method of elenchos or socratic debate) is a dialectic method of inquiry, largely applied to the examination of key moral concepts and first described by plato in the socratic dialogues.
1 socrates questions meletus with a series of analogies and philosophical questions, just as he approaches anyone who questions him he questions aloud in the courtroom why he would want to continue his philosophical methods if he is so hated for them to the point of facing possible death. Socrates replaces the speech that is common in athenian courts and exercises his own kind of cross-examination, whenever law permits him to do so he proceeds according to his method of examining by questions and answers. Proposed identification and description of socrates' method of examination provisional identification and description of socrates' method of examination 1 by greg armfield century author, mention the elenchus, or socratic elenchus or cross-examination, by name unlike zeller, grote saw with the utmost clarity how central was the.
The so-called socratic method is a means of philosophical enquiry, wherein people are interrogated about what they have said and subsequently worked through several related questions to see if. However, within the apology we do have plato's record of socrates' cross-examination of meletus, per the athenian legal convention allowing the defendant to cross-examine the accuser using his characteristic socratic method, socrates makes meletus to seem an inarticulate fool. The capacity to examine our own cherished ideas and beliefs without the fear of replacing them with something better is an essential part of the socratic temperament and the socratic method this is humility in action. The socratic method, die sokratische methode, by leonard nelson translated by thomas k brown iii editorial note leonard nelson's lecture, die sokratische methode, was delivered on 11 december 1922, before the pedagogic society of göttingen. “socrates’ method was to go about, as he said himself, ‘cross-examining the pretenders to knowledge and wisdom,’ and by the cross-examination, showing them that they were in error, that what they supposed they knew, they did not know,” noted the luminary mortimer adler.
No state project live ep21-socratic method & cross-examination marc stevens i also talk about using the socratic method to effectively defend ourselves why socratic dialogue should. In a dialogue, elenchus is the socratic method of questioning someone to test the cogency, consistency, and credibility of what he or she has said plural: elenchi adjective: elentic also known as the socratic elenchus, socratic method, or elenctic method the aim of the elenchus, says. Socrates is remembered as a greek philosopher he was born in 469/470 bc and died in 399 bche is regarded as a puzzling personality as although he did not write any information, he completely and permanently altered the method of understanding and thinking philosophy. The socratic method, also can be known as maieutics, method of elenchus, elenctic method, or socratic debate, is a form of cooperative argumentative dialogue between individuals, based on asking and answering questions to stimulate critical thinking and to draw out ideas and underlying presumptions.
Plato: philosopher who documents trial in the apology, represents socratic method in his dialogues (eg euthyphro), this is particularly important to help witnesses and attorneys prepare for cross-examination roles: major themes and questions surrounding the trial of socrates. Socrates now turns from his old accusers to his new ones, those who have brought him to trial socrates calls on meletus, his principal accuser, and interrogates him in the familiar form of the elenchus, or cross-examination. In this section, we see socrates beginning to apply the familiar method of elenchus, or cross-examination now that euthyphro's position is more clear, socrates begins to examine it more closely, asking euthyphro to draw out the consequences of what he has asserted.
Socratic method the socratic method is a method that not many people know about, yet they practice it to learn about the socratic method, we should first learn about socrates, the one who invented this methodsocrates was one of the most important philosophers, and by that, one of the most difficult to understand. The audience of cross-examination socrates had been summoned before the athenian court and charged with the capital offenses of impiety and corrupting the youth of the city, and he defended himself against the charges with a rigorous cross-examination of his chief accuser, meletus.
Socratic method as an approach to teaching a cross-examination in which questions are asked about the socratic method as an approach to learning and its benefits. Socrates was a greek philosopher who is considered to be the father of western philosophy his most significant contribution to western society was a philosophical device known as the socratic method. As previously stated, socrates dialectic aims to etermine whether an individual makes justifiable claims to knowledge by using the method of cross-examination in order to draw out a contradiction or inconsistency in their claims.