He sees in Socrates' practice of the maieutic
art intimations of [phrase omitted]: like Artemis, "the philosopher aids in the birth of something pertaining to nature; he brings to light something about nature that otherwise goes unheeded.
For instance, in classical philosophy, we remember Socrates' critique of the Sophists by maieutic
in the manner of a method for the existential construction of philosophy; while Diogenes deemed 'Plato's lessons as a waste of time' (Laertios, 1997, p.
Hausermann demonstrates the ingratitude and intolerance of apprentices' individuality and their invention of new crafting methods: "The master's maieutic
teaching, based on the reproduction of gestures, often opposes the apprentice's heuristic research for new techniques through individual experiment" (75).
This technique employs the maieutic
method in order to help the clients question and replace their maladaptive thoughts with more adaptive ones.
In Latin America, especially among popular groups, this maieutic
space and rhythm are facilitated by mystique, which creates environments that are adequate for the expression of each participant.
I would also comment that particularly in the second chapter of the book--'Railway Speed'--the train compartment becomes a truly maieutic
space for women, a space of self-questioning, self-realisation and reinvention.
There is no need to tell that history, but it may be captured in dramatic shifts from a "university for Coloureds" to an institution deeply embedded in the struggle against apartheid, to "the intellectual home of the left" (1980s), to a maieutic
role in the transition to democracy (1990-1994), to a struggling university (1995-2000), to a "place of quality, a place to grow" (2001-) and to being one of the leading universities on the African continent.
ethics parallels that of a fruitful relationship between teacher and student.
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Often, such dialogue has a maieutic
and dialectical aspect in exploring clients' worldviews, cultural beliefs, and core values (Wong, in press, b).
In the Theaetetus Socrates reveals that matchmaking is part of his maieutic
art, and he uses his knowledge of these matters to demonstrate that Theodorus is not a good match for Theaetetus, because, among other reasons, Theodorus does not have a good understanding of Theaetetus' soul.
In Bauman's essay, knowing about the other of either the bazaar or the jungle streets presupposes a maieutic
method of learning where the educational value of the encounter often boils down to a recollection of what is already known and therefore an exercise in self- knowledge.