When you use Socratic method to win an argument.
Of course, the title of the article was able to grab your attention.
Why wouldn’t it?
Obviously, you want to win arguments. Don’t you?
Read on to find out how you actually can…
Are you sick of silly arguments with your partner?
Do you find it difficult to convey your idea to the other person?
Is the result of most of your arguments a ‘Heated verbal fight’?
Well, if the answers to the above questions in a yes, then by knowing this one simple method you can win over
arguments and prove your mettle.
Well, you know how philosophers keep talking about important life matters all the time. Philosophy does try to solve some of our problems through argument but we usually declare the solutions that philosophy offers to be too idealistic and non-practical.
We dismiss them and try to find more “Real” solutions. But maybe, let’s suppose, philosophy does have the answers for you this time! Maybe, philosophy can help you win the argument.
Ever heard the term Socratic Method?
What is the Socratic Method?
The Socratic Method is a 2000-year-old trick that will surely help you to win some arguments. It has stood the test of time and is still quite a popular method for argumentation.
It was developed by Socrates as the name suggests. As most of us know, Socrates was an ancient Greek philosopher whose method was a bit different. He would ask questions after questions from his students during all the discussions that were held.
Because of this the students would get overwhelmed eventually and easily make some self-contradictory remark. This approach thereby proves that there is a fallacy in everyone first argument.