Maieutic

• (a.) Alt. of Maieutical
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Maieutic

Ma¬∑ieu'tic (ma*ū'tĭk), Ma*ieu'tic*al (-tĭ*k a l) adjective [ Greek maieytiko`s , from mai^a midwife.] 1. Serving to assist childbirth. Cudworth. 2. Fig. : Aiding, or tending to, the definition and interpretation of though...
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Maieutic

Adjective derived from the Greek maia, midwife; hence pertaining to the art of assisting at childbirth, and to the positive aspect of the Socratic method. Socrates pretended to be a midwife, like his mother, since he assisted at the birth of knowledge by eliciting correct concepts by his process of interrogation and examination. -- J.J.R.
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maieutic

bringing out latent thoughts; socratic
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maieutic

maieutic, maieutical 1. Relating to Socrates, his philosophy, or his method of arriving at the truth. 2. Of, or relating to, the aspect of the Socratic method that induces a respondent to formulate latent concepts through a dialectic or logical sequence of questions. 3. In obsterics, a rubber bag used for dilating the cervix uteri.
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