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Method

David Wolfsdorf

in Trials of Reason: Plato and the Crafting of Philosophy

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780195327328
eISBN:
9780199870646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327328.003.0004
Subject:
Classical Studies, Ancient Greek, Roman, and Early Christian Philosophy

“Method” argues against the common view of the Socratic elenchus as adversarial and critical and maintains that Socrates’ contribution in argumentation is largely constructive and cooperative. ... More


Professorial Style in Context

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the context underlying the different teaching styles of professors in law schools. One of the most fascinating aspects of law school classroom discourse uncovered by this study ... More


Learning to Read Like a Lawyer: Text, Context, and Linguistic Ideology

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the shared underlying approach to reading that is conveyed in first-year law school training across otherwise diverse classrooms. The discussion begins with a close study of the ... More


The Socratic Paradigm

A. A. Long

in Epictetus: A Stoic and Socratic Guide to Life

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780199245567
eISBN:
9780191597923
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245568.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Discusses the presence of Socrates in Epictetus’ Discourses. Plato's Gorgias was a principal source of inspiration for Epictetus, especially for his understanding and incorporation of the Socratic ... More


Epistemology and Teaching Styles: Different Forms, Same Message

Elizabeth Mertz

in The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter deals with the divergent teaching styles found in law schools. It looks at the variety of ways that a similar message about legal language is conveyed in today's law school classroom, ... More


The Language of Law School: Learning to "Think Like a Lawyer"

Elizabeth Mertz

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780195183108
eISBN:
9780199870875
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195183108.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Anyone who has attended law school knows that it invokes an important intellectual transformation, frequently referred to as “learning to think like a lawyer”. This process, which forces students to ... More


The Socratic Elenchus

Christopher Meckstroth

in The Struggle for Democracy: Paradoxes of Progress and the Politics of Change

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2015
ISBN:
9780190213923
eISBN:
9780190213947
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190213923.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, Democratization

This chapter examines in detail the logic of Socrates’s distinctive mode of argument through questioning, the Socratic elenchus. Against the standard view that Plato’s ideas represent a turn away ... More


Virtue in the Cave: Moral Inquiry in Plato's Meno

Roslyn Weiss

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195140767
eISBN:
9780199833849
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195140761.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Offers an interpretation of Plato's Meno that seeks to illuminate the particularly “therapeutic” philosophy that Socrates practices. It argues that the Meno, rather than constituting a bridge between ... More


Undoing Knowledge: Socrates of the Apology

Roy Brand

in LoveKnowledge: The Life of Philosophy from Socrates to Derrida

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231160445
eISBN:
9780231530842
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231160445.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter discusses how the tradition of unknowingness begins with Socrates—a tradition that loves but does not have knowledge, whose knowledge is already love and its love already knowledge. ... More


Why Plato Lost Interest in the Socratic Method

Gareth Matthews

in Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 54

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825128
eISBN:
9780191864681
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825128.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

The Socratic elenchus is a method of philosophical analysis which Plato largely dropped in his middle and later writings, with two exceptions, Republic 1 and the Theaetetus. But it is a mistake to ... More


What Philosophy Is For

Michael Hampe

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780226365282
eISBN:
9780226365312
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226365312.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

What is the state of philosophy today, and what might it be tomorrow? With What Philosophy Is For, Michael Hampe answers these questions by exploring the relationships among philosophy, education, ... More


Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy, Volume 54

Victor Caston (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780198825128
eISBN:
9780191864681
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825128.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Oxford Studies in Ancient Philosophy provides, twice each year, a collection of the best current work in the field of ancient philosophy. Each volume features original essays that contribute to an ... More


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