Magrini, James M., "Socratic Resonations: At the Limit of Education," pp. 170-184 in James M. Magrini, Reconceptualizing Plato's Socrates at the Limit of Education: A Socratic Curriculum Grounded in Finite Human Transcendencies. New York: Routledge, 2017.


Pulls together implications for a possible curriculum based on his analysis (earlier in the book) of Socratic forms of dialectics-dialogues; shows how this model differs from today's knowledge-based forms of standardized education; sums up the nature of an education based on question-worthy normative assumptions and Socratic dialogue.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Conceptions and Theories, Curriculum Visions and Philosophies

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Curriculum Aims and Objectives, Curriculum as Experience, Teaching/Learning Process, Ethical Issues in Curriculum, Self-Knowledge, Values in the Classroom, Authority of Teacher


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