The method behind thinking

In the Gorgias (475d), Socrates tells Polus to “submit [himself] nobly/bravely to the logos as to a doctor“. At the root of Socratic praxis is the therapeia of the soul. Once a vital truth has been uncovered, one must affirm it and live into it. Not to do so is a sign that one still has some growing up to do. So these are the four steps: Ask a vital question. Give voice to what you believe. Give voice to second thoughts. Submit yourself to what you learn along the way.A powerful methodology indeed.

via The method behind thinking.

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