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In this episode, Caleb Ontiveros and Michael Tremblay discuss the Socratic method.

The Socratic method is at the core of philosophy. So, it's essential to understand.

Caleb and Michael give initial background on Socrates and then discuss the strengths and risks of Socratic questioning. You also get a bonus Socratic dialogue written by Michael!

(01:28) Introduction

(04:17) Who Was Socrates?

(12:13) Socrate’s Historical Impact

(14:31) The Socratic Method

(29:35) The Method As A Tool of Ethical Improvement

(39:25) Pros of the Socratic Method

(48:59) The Risks of the Socratic Method

Become more Stoic with the Stoa app.

Thanks to Michael Levy for graciously letting us use his music in the conversations.