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Sample Lessons - Philosophy: Consequences of Ideas
Lesson 3, Step 5
Write: Socrates’ Dialectical Method
Write a 1 to 2 page research paper explaining Socrates’ basic ‘dialectical’ approach/method to engaging others. Feel free to use the following resources for writing this:
- RC Sproul’s lecture.
- John Frame’s section on Socrates from History of Western Philosophy
- Tomlin’s chapter on Socrates from Great Philosophers of the Western World (See Go Deeper section in this lesson or Philosophy Books Library at beginning)
- Use the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica entry on Socrates.