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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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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: