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synonyms for socratic ironies

  • Socratic elenchus
  • Socratic induction
  • Socratic irony
  • Socratic philosophy
  • Socratism
  • catechetical method
  • confession of ignorance
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How to use socratic ironies in a sentence

The Socratic philosophy, as expounded by Plato, survived the wrecks of material greatness.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
In the end he came to realize that he had achieved that most cruel of all literary ironies, the succs d'estime.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
I did not like the Socratic method he had adopted in this conversation, and I turned the tables on him.
UNVEILING A PARALLELALICE ILGENFRITZ JONES AND ELLA MARCHANT
To gain time for thought he fell back upon the Socratic method, and began asking questions.
THE HARRIS-INGRAM EXPERIMENTCHARLES E. BOLTON
I cannot have a doubt that it was strength of tradition that imputed such a use of the Socratic name and character to Plato.
THE POSTHUMOUS WORKS OF THOMAS DE QUINCEY, VOL. 1 (2 VOLS)THOMAS DE QUINCEY
Haeckel's system is mainly poetico-mythical, chiefly on the lines of some of the pre-Socratic philosophers.
AN INTERPRETATION OF RUDOLF EUCKEN'S PHILOSOPHYW. TUDOR JONES
The reaction of the Socratic school against the Sophistic may serve to illustrate the third stage of thinking.
ESSAYS IN EXPERIMENTAL LOGICJOHN DEWEY
The Socratic method is very good if we can find the viri Socratici and leisure for discussion.
THE CONTEMPORARY REVIEW, VOLUME 36, NOVEMBER 1879VARIOUS
His last hour exhibits the Socratic intrepidity with which he encountered the formidable approach of death.
CURIOSITIES OF LITERATURE, VOL. 1 (OF 3)ISAAC D'ISRAELI
De Stancy sat down in the stuffy drawing-room, and wondered what other ironies time had in store for him.
A LAODICEANTHOMAS HARDY
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