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Socratic method

Philosophy the method of instruction by question and answer used by Socrates in order to elicit from his pupils truths he considered to be implicitly known by all rational beings
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Dancy suggests that there are two problems with this interpretation: it requires that we read the conclusion (7) as a contradictory statement, and that Socrates' response to Euthyphro at the end of this elenchos is more compatible with the SPI.
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.
21: A Question of Authenticity", Elenchos, ano 21, pp.
Remarkably, the chief duty of piety is, not to believe in the existence of the gods or to obey their commands or laws, but to engage in soul-purifying, hubris-attacking elenchos.
Eu gostaria de acrescentar a elas uma outra explicacao, que me interessa aqui justamente para melhor esclarecer o que me parece ser o percurso da personagem ao longo do dialogo, bem como aquilo que eu estou chamando aqui de um elenchos bem peculiar.
El precisa, ademas, que el elenchos, "la refutacion" (cf.
this characteristic insofar as it is cause thereof"; Franco Ferrari, "La causalita del bene nella Repubblica di Platone," Elenchos 22.
Mie, Fabian, en prensa, "Sustancia y predicacion en las Categorias de Aristoteles", Elenchos.
Sedley, |Sextus Empiricus and the Atomists' Criteria of Truth', Elenchos, 13 (1992).
Trata-se do dossie El problema del elenchos socratico: nuevas perspectivas, organizado por Maria Angelica Fierro, de Buenos Aires.
49) For the medievals' knowledge of ancient skepticism, see Pasquale Porro, "Il Sextus latinus e l'imagine dello scetticismo antico nel medioevo," Elenchos 2 (1994): 229-53.
Las diversas complejidades que presenta la descripcion de estos procedimientos atribuidos a Socrates de acuerdo a las distintas fuentes antiguas a nuestra disposicion es lo que podriamos denominar el "problema del elenchos socratico", cuya consideracion nuclea los distintos trabajos del presente dossier.