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Following socrates ideas of question and answer?

Discussion in 'Personal' started by oldsomeman, Jan 18, 2016.

  1. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    I wonder if we can do it as he tried?
    To ask questions to get to the truth.
    I dont claim to know much understanding

    'What is knowledge?'
  2. lanokia

    lanokia Star commenter

  3. cissy3

    cissy3 Star commenter

    What are you trying to gain from your question?

  4. jacob

    jacob Lead commenter

    my favourite Greek philosopher is Testicles (test-ic-ull-ease)
  5. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    socraties tried to identify the truth buy asking questions of answers
    Q So what is knowledge/
    A Knowledge is what you know
    Q Is all you know knowledge?
  6. Lascarina

    Lascarina Star commenter

    I'd stick to the Dorset path, the allotment and the DIY, olds.;)
    cissy3, Duke of York and sabrinakat like this.
  7. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    Knowledge is a word. But there are different types of knowledge.

    P.S. I think you have to have an Attitude if you are going to be Socrates, Olds...
  8. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    what sorts of knowledge
    Attitude....I'm getting old that gives me attitude lol
  9. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    There is factual knowledge, practical knowledge and wisdom.
  10. Didactylos4

    Didactylos4 Star commenter

    A definition of all three would be useful
    Especially the last
  11. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    Wisdom is the ability to be appropriate.
  12. Duke of York

    Duke of York Star commenter

  13. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    Some of what you know you don't know.
  14. RedQuilt

    RedQuilt Star commenter

  15. Eureka!

    Eureka! Lead commenter

    I think the process is more important than the "answer", RQ.....
  16. oldsomeman

    oldsomeman Star commenter

    what answer should we be searching for?

    how are we to know when we have found it?
  17. racroesus

    racroesus Star commenter

    The evidence will support the rightist answer.

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