We Will Talk About… His life The Socrates Method Towards Great Living Persuasion Style Of Socratic DistinctionOn The Basis Of: Ethos Pathos Logos
About His Life Socrates(. 469 BC–399 BC) was a ClassicalGreek philosopher He was one of the founder of Western Philosophy Socrates married Xanthippe, who was much younger than him
Plato's dialogues are the most comprehensive accounts of Socrates to survive from antiquity. Socrates has become renowned for his contribution to the field of ethics There are contradictory reasons behind his death
THE SOCRATES METHOD TO GREAT LIVING Live into your vision Know your limitations Expand your horizons Whatever you have is enough Define what you want
FEW QUOTES BY SOCRATES “True wisdom comes to each of us when we realize how little we understand about life, ourselves, and the world around us.” “I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing” “Employ your time in improving yourself by other men's writings, so that you shall gain easily what others have labored hard for”
PERSUASION STYLE OF SOCRATES Constructed questions designed to force self-examination and lead them to a conclusion As followers who employ critical thinking skills to advise leaders. As formal leaders while motivating people toward an objective
PERSUASION STYLE OF SOCRATES As a instructor in formal training As mentor while grooming protégés for professional growth As peers interacting with others.
ETHOS Talks Himself Out of His Body Anti-rhetorical writer
Another way of looking at this is ..., does this seem reasonable?
Why it is ... necessary?
Who benefits from this?
What is the difference between... and...?
Why is it better than ...?
What are the strengths and weaknesses of...?
Accept false premises based on flawed information which may be favorable to the author
Why are you saying that?
What exactly does this mean?
How does this relate to what we have been talking about?
What is the nature of ...?
What do we already know about this?
LOGOS Apply the method of open discussion
Why is that happening?
How do you know this?
Can you give me an example of that?
What is What do you think causes ... ?
The nature of this?
Are these reasons good enough?
CONCLUSION Self-examination and the search for philosophical truth To probe the leader’s rationale and affect policy with a synergy not available to the leader in isolation. Peers can improve each other’s critical-thinking skills and insight through open dialogue that promotes creativity and constructive feedback