maieutics

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From Ancient Greek μαιευτικός(maieutikós, obstetric), from a passage in Plato's Theaetetus where Socrates compares his procedure to that of a midwife.

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maieutics ‎(uncountable)

  1. (uncommon) Synonym of Socratic method

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