Answer to Question #76849 in Other Philosophy for wei dong
Describe the Socratic Method in terms of its subject matter and its approach at arriving at truth.
The Socratic method is an open system, a method, a spirit, and a way to seek truths by your lights. In terms of the subject matter, using probing questions is a good tool used to engage huge students' group in a discussion and get at the heart of the problem. The most enduring contribution to philosophy has been made by this method which makes people confronting their dogmatism, and it works since, more questions minimize lie.