is the Socratic elenchus
' in the wider sense means examining a person with regard to a statement he has made, by putting to him questions calling for further statements, in the hope that they will determine the meaning and the truth-value of his first statement.
The main problem with their argumentation here is that they end up assimilating the Socratic elenchus
to conceptual analysis involving intuitions, thus presenting the intuition skeptic as calling for the abandonment of "the method of traditional philosophy", whose defender is called the "traditionalist".
As the Stranger explains in the Sophist--in a passage, it is true, where he is supposed to define the sophist, but which to my mind presents the very best definition of the Socratic elenchus
, hence the Stranger's reluctance to attribute to the sophist the resulting definition (35)--ignorance ([phrase omitted]) is of two kinds.
Assessing the implications on performance when aligning customer lifetime value calculations with religious faith groups and after lifetime values--a Socratic elenchus
This paper introduces a black light technique to capture the crepuscular strepsipteran Elenchus
koebelei Pierce (Strepsiptera: Elenchidae).
Psychological Dimensions of Elenchus
in the Gorgias.
Hence, it does not consist of a unity as rigid as Parmenides had imagined in his famous poem, because the ideas of "being" and "non-being," of identity and difference, admit countless conjugations, leading into a much larger elenchus
of potential judgments.
(34) The theory of anamnesis set out in the Meno, for instance, holds that Meno's slave, who has just learned a geometrical principle through the Socratic elenchus
, therefore had the opinion of that principle's truth already "somewhere in him"; that it is in him because he acquired it between lives, when his immortal soul was "not in human shape"; and that in the moment he apprehends the truth of the proposition he is in fact remembering what he once knew.
Villon foi incluido no elenchus
auctorum [elenco de autoridades] de diversos tratados retoricos da epoca, como, por exemplo, Le Quintil Horacien, de Barthelemy Aneau (GOYET, 1990).
Aporia begins "as the mental state of perplexity and being at a loss in the face of the Socratic demand for definitions; and leads to aporia as the puzzlement about particular puzzles and problems." In the first stage Socrates seeks by means of extended interrogation, or elenchus
, to establish definitions; a second phase concerns the moment when he turns impasse into the impetus for the search for knowledge (89).