Socratic method

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a method of teaching by question and answer

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The arc of Socratic inquiry, from ignorance to its self-conscious recognition, leads back to its point of inception, but with a difference.
Its relation to the world of the repeatable is that of an unaccountable antinomy, and it consequently constitutes the aporetic center around which Socratic inquiry turns, the hole at the heart of being:
Using a long lost technique, Socratic inquiry, ask physicians:
On Howland's reading, the Stranger justifies Socratic inquiry in two ways: by describing philosophy as an attempt to understand the "nonarithmetic means" (Statesman 284e) that constitute being in its plurality, and by showing indirectly that Socrates's elenchos cum prophecy is a better road to such understanding than the Stranger's own method of technical division.