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 (”

Socrates was one of the founders of Western Philosophy. He is credited with inventing a new form of discourse, the Socratic Method, which revolutionized teaching and is still widely used today. His methods won him few fans, however, and ultimately he was charged with corrupting the youth of Athens and was put to death. Learn more about the mysterious man who taught Plato and so many others. ~Socratica

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