Socratism

noun

Soc·​ra·​tism
ˈsäkrəˌtizəm
plural -s
: the philosophy or the method of Socrates to whom are generally ascribed an intense ethical devotion that influenced all later Greek philosophy, the development of the inductive method, and the conception of knowledge or insight as the foundation of virtue compare dialectic, socratic method

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Socrates †399 b.c. Greek philosopher (from Latin, from Greek Sōkratēs) + English -ism

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“Socratism.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Socratism. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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