Socratical
Socratic So*crat"ic, Socratical So*crat"ic*al, a. [L. Socraticus, Gr. ????.] Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing. [1913 Webster]

Note: The Socratic method of reasoning and instruction was by a series of questions leading the one to whom they were addressed to perceive and admit what was true or false in doctrine, or right or wrong in conduct. [1913 Webster]


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