Lesson 2: Introduction to Socratic Education Part 1

In this video, Dr. Christopher Perrin introduces the tradition of Socratic teaching and discussion and turns to Socrates himself to find an example of Socratic teaching–in his dialog with Euthyphro.

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Discussion Questions
  • In ways might you have adopted a “shoot from the hip” approach to Socratic teaching?
  • In what ways does Socrates display “Socratic irony” in the Euthyphro?
  • In ways could Christ’s teaching be called “semi-Socratic?”
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