Introduction to Socratic Seminars. Challenging Students to Think for Themse lves. “Wisdom begins in wonder.”. “Everywhere is walking distance if you have the time.”. “The secret of managing a team is to keep the four guys who hate you away from the five guys who are still undecided.” .
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Challenging Students to Think for Themselves
“The secret of managing a team is to keep the four guys who hate you away from the five guys who are still undecided.”
Transmission of Facts
Debate: To engage in argument by discussing opposing points.
“Man is a rational animal who always loses his temper when called upon to act in accordance with the dictates of reason.”
Questioner: What does he mean by rational?
Responder: I think he means logical.
Questioner: How is logical different from rational?
Responder: One way is by using steps.
Questioner: Explain how using steps is rational.
Responder: It is reasonable to use steps.
Questioner: Can you give examples when to be reasonable uses steps?
Love : Fear
Respect : Pity
Courage : DespairSalvador Late or Early – Opening Question
Adulthood; full development.