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community

  • noun a group of people living in a particular local area
    • the team is drawn from all parts of the community
  • noun common ownership
    • they shared a community of possessions

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philosophical

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophic.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophic.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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socratic

  • adjective of or relating to Socrates or to his method of teaching
    • Socratic teaching

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philosopher

  • noun a specialist in philosophy
  • noun a wise person who is calm and rational; someone who lives a life of reason with equanimity

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stoic

  • noun a member of the ancient Greek school of philosophy founded by Zeno
    • a Stoic achieves happiness by submission to destiny
  • noun someone who is seemingly indifferent to emotions
    unemotional person.

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eclectic

  • noun someone who selects according to the eclectic method
    eclecticist.
  • adjective satellite selecting what seems best of various styles or ideas

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method

  • noun a way of doing something, especially a systematic way; implies an orderly logical arrangement (usually in steps)
  • noun an acting technique introduced by Stanislavsky in which the actor recalls emotions or reactions from his or her own life and uses them to identify with the character being portrayed
    method acting.

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pre-socratic

  • noun any philosopher who lived before Socrates
  • adjective before the time of Socrates
    presocratic.

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dialogue

  • noun a conversation between two persons
    duologue; dialog.
  • noun the lines spoken by characters in drama or fiction
    dialog.

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socratic

Of or pertaining to Socrates, the Grecian sage and teacher. (b. c. 469-399), or to his manner of teaching and philosophizing. ✍ The Socratic method of reasoning and instruction was by a series of questions leading the one to whom they were addressed to perceive and admit what was true or false in doctrine, or right or wrong in conduct.

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socratic_method

  • noun a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students
    maieutic method.

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questioning

  • noun a request for information
    inquiring.
  • verb challenge the accuracy, probity, or propriety of
    call into question; question; oppugn.
    • We must question your judgment in this matter

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existentialist

  • noun a philosopher who emphasizes freedom of choice and personal responsibility but who regards human existence in a hostile universe as unexplainable
    existentialist philosopher; existential philosopher.
  • adjective relating to or involving existentialism
    • existentialist movement
    • existentialist philosophy
    • the existentialist character of his ideas

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band

  • noun an unofficial association of people or groups
    circle; set; lot.
    • the smart set goes there
    • they were an angry lot
  • noun instrumentalists not including string players

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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nativist

  • noun a philosopher who subscribes to nativism
  • adjective advocating the perpetuation of native societies
    nativistic.
    • the old nativist prejudice against the foreign businessman
    • the nativistic faith preaches the old values"- C.K.Kluckhohn

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philosophic

  • adjective of or relating to philosophy or philosophers
    philosophical.
    • philosophical writing
    • a considerable knowledge of philosophical terminology
  • adjective satellite characterized by the attitude of a philosopher; meeting trouble with level-headed detachment
    philosophical.
    • philosophical resignation
    • a philosophic attitude toward life

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athenian

  • noun a resident of Athens
  • adjective of or relating to or characteristic of Athens or its inhabitants

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follower

  • noun a person who accepts the leadership of another
  • noun someone who travels behind or pursues another

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socratic_method

  • noun a method of teaching by question and answer; used by Socrates to elicit truths from his students
    maieutic method.

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socrates

  • noun ancient Athenian philosopher; teacher of Plato and Xenophon (470-399 BC)

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scholastic

  • noun a person who pays more attention to formal rules and book learning than they merit
    pedant; bookworm.
  • noun a Scholastic philosopher or theologian

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mean

  • noun an average of n numbers computed by adding some function of the numbers and dividing by some function of n
    mean value.
  • verb mean or intend to express or convey
    intend.
    • You never understand what I mean!
    • what do his words intend?

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