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Author Bensen Cain, Rebecca, 1952-
Title The Socratic method : Plato's use of philosophical drama / Rebecca Bensen Cain.
Imprint London ; New York : Continuum, 2007.

Author Bensen Cain, Rebecca, 1952-
Series Continuum studies in ancient philosophy
Continuum studies in ancient philosophy.
Subject Plato.
Socrates.
Questioning.
Author Bensen Cain, Rebecca, 1952-
Series Continuum studies in ancient philosophy
Continuum studies in ancient philosophy.
Subject Plato.
Socrates.
Questioning.
Description 1 online resource (x, 135 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 125-132) and index.
Contents The Socratic Method of Dialectic -- The Protrptic Functon -- Ambiguity and Argumentation -- Ambiguity and Drama.
Summary Cain explains how Plato's Socrates uses fallacy, irony, ambiguity, and other rhetorical strategies to advance the Greek maxim to 'know thyself'; as a means of caring for the soul, thus offering a psychological model of dialectical arguments.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9781441168795 (electronic bk.)
1441168796 (electronic bk.)
0826488919
9780826488916
9781472598066 (online)
1472598067
9781441193834 (electronic book)
1441193839
OCLC # 741691198
Additional Format Print version: Bensen Cain, Rebecca, 1952- Socratic method. London ; New York : Continuum, 2007 0826488919 (DLC) 2007278363 (OCoLC)74524121


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