Definition of "socratic" []

  • Of or relating to Socrates, his methods, etc (adjective)
  • A person who follows the teachings of Socrates (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "socratic" in a sentence
  • "There were a couple of instances in which I had to ask for specific changes, but I prefer to teach by the socratic method, leading the students to solutions to storytelling problems."
  • "I never read any of those books before law school and therefore my only expectation going in was simply that law school would 'be difficult' but I had not expectations for the socratic method, yelling professors, etc."
  • "It should be conducted as a socratic environment - a discussion among peers and professors and especially an avenue for students to explore ideas."