Socrates: Biography of a Great Thinker

We recommend the Socratic Method for all discussions, interactions, conflict resolution, teaching, and processing emotional upsets, as it is a “mode of questioning that deeply probes the meaning, justification, or logical strength of a claim, position, or line of reasoning. Socratic Questioning can be carried out in a variety of ways and adapted to many levels of ability and understanding (CriticalThinking.org).” Socrates was one of the founders of Western Philosophy. […] Read more »

TEDxUFM: Michael Strong – Socratic Practice as Disruptive Technology

Would you like to change the world, and disrupt powerful hierarchical systems of relating? Learn about an important practice acts as a disruptive technology to pre established dominance hierarchies, while also making you a free thinking individual. Do you accept the challenge? Read more »

Socratic Questioning Lecture w/ Examples (7 Videos)

We recommend the Socratic Method for all discussions, interactions, conflict resolution, teaching, and processing emotional upsets, as it is a “mode of questioning that deeply probes the meaning, justification, or logical strength of a claim, position, or line of reasoning. Socratic Questioning can be carried out in a variety of ways and adapted to many levels of ability and understanding (CriticalThinking.org).”   Read more »

Ohio State researchers demonstrate Socratic questioning in cognitive therapy

We use Socratic Questioning in our sessions, classes, and private arguments, to discover our core beliefs, to analyze our thinking, to keep our thinking accountable, and to keep each other accountable.  It is highly useful tool that vastly improves the quality of our lives, and the lives of our clients.  To learn more about our sessions, please click on the link.  If all of our interactions could start including the […] Read more »

Socratic Questioning vs Sophistry

There are two main ways to have a debate, one is to view it as a power struggle to be won, and the second is to see it as an opportunity to progress and grow. The sophists in ancient Greece would use “the tools of philosophy and rhetoric to entertain, impress, or persuade an audience to accept the speaker’s point of view,” as a means of winning an argumentative power […] Read more »