Unformatted text preview: partially believe this because we may observe Plato’s accomplishments and infer that they were due to good education on Socrates’ part. Another significant contribution of Socrates is what came to be known as the Socratic Method. The Socratic Method is basically answering questions with other deeper questions. The answering of the deeper questions creates a greater understanding of the original subject. This became a new way of finding new ideas. Socrates is believed to be the first to develop this “method.” The use of it is mostly seen in the Scientific Method—recall question, hypothesis, conclusion, etc.— which relies on the same principles that Socrates used. All in all, Socrates helped people understand things in a more efficient way....
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- Spring '09